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Political cartoonist draws his own conclusions at RNC

Tampa, Florida -- The RNC is in full swing and this bonanza of red, white and blue is also picture perfect for black and white.

"Turns out, people pay you money to draw pictures," says Andy Marlette, Sharpie in hand.

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Show your support, by hitting a candidate

Show your support, by hitting a candidate

Brandon, Florida-- Ace Golf Driving Range now offers patrons a chance to show their support by hitting the newly added 8 ft by 8 ft Mitt Romney and Barrack Obama banners with golf balls. The banners are about 150 yards out, and they will be up through the election.

Ace Golf owner Bill Place says he would prefer people aim toward the candidate they support so it can work as an unofficial poll. However, he acknowledges that some people may take out their frustrations by shooting at the candidate they don't like.

Local nurse experiences first protest at RNC

Local nurse experiences first protest at RNC

Tampa, Florida -- Many of the protesters gathered in Tampa's Perry Harvey Park came with signs and experience, but Laura Davis came with just a sign. 

"I'm a registered nurse and I am for national healthcare," she said, adding that she's never been to a protest before.

But it didn't take long for this protest newbie to get in the swing of things. 

"It's kind of exciting to be here," she said walking along with hundreds of others. "You feel the energy."

Hillsborough voter turn-out results as of 4:40 this evening

Hillsborough voter turn-out results as of 4:40 this evening

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office announced the voter turnout for the 2012 Primary Elections as 12.56 percent as of 4:40 p.m. 

The office says turnout is based on actual ballots cast from voters at 30 precincts.

Election night returns will be posted on www.VoteHillsborough.org after the polls close at 7 p.m.

Supervisor of Elections office: More registered Democrats than Republicans in Hillsborough

Supervisor of Elections office: More registered Democrats than Republicans in Hillsborough

Hillsborough County, Florida-- In light of the Primary Election tomorrow, the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office released some voting statistics and facts.

They say that as of the July 16 deadline, more residents have registered as Democrats than Republicans, with 288,988 registered Democrats, and  237,014 registered Republicans.

Thus far, the office also reports they have received 56,775 ballots for the Primary Election from Vote By Mail and Early Voting ballots. 

Early Vote totals in Hillsborough to date

Early Vote totals in Hillsborough to date

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections has announced Early Vote totals as of shortly after 6 this evening. They report that 2,341 Early Votes were cast today. 

To date, 17,489 Early Voted have been cast in Hillsborough County. 

Tomorrow is the last day of Early Vote in Hillsborough County.