RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney and their partisan and ideological allies are spending unprecedented millions of dollars to sway the undecided Virginians who will swing this deadlocked swing state.
But some of those voters aren't thrilled with the choice before them.
The Republican and Democratic conventions struggled in the television ratings. Some of those who watched weren't feeling the magic.
Richmonder Mary Hensley says the attack ads are backfiring on her. She refused to even turn her TV on Friday.
And 27-year-old Starbucks barista Elisa Oliver says she watched both conventions and neither side persuaded her. She called them partisan pep rallies devoid of the details about the economy and the $16 trillion national debt that she wants before she locks in her decision.