CNN: Searching for a ‘centered’ candidate

Published October 2012

This video was part of a interactive story featuring undecided voters who represented six sought-after demographics in six swing states.

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Six types of voters. Six swing states.
They represent a sliver of the electorate, yet their choices on Election Day could make a difference.

CNN gets to know the lives of these undecided voters, and shows how their beliefs and ideals influence their vote and why neither candidate is the perfect fit.

In Laura Palmer’s adopted hometown of Alexandria, a disproportionate number of women are unmarried compared to the rest of the country. And in a swing state like Virginia, where every vote counts, Palmer matters.