Why the uncommitted voters are in the spotlight tonight

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver,...
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver,...
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Uncommitted voters are in the spotlight tonight.  They’ll be asking the questions at tonight’s town hall style Presidential debate at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York.  The 80 undecided voters are already arriving at the debate hall to rehearse with moderator Candy Crowley.  Gallup Poll has been vetting the pool for weeks to assemble a random sample of Nassau County voters.  But just how closely does this Long Island community represent the average American swing voter?  The Cycle’s Steve Kornacki says it’s a better representation than you might think.

Why the uncommitted voters are in the spotlight tonight

Updated