Feeling 'Voter Fatigue?' You're not alone.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - If you're just ready for the election cycle to be over, you're not alone.
Negative ads, combative debates and political arguments on social media are causing voter fatigue.
Friday afternoon in downtown Nashville was finally starting to feel like November, with people dressed in layers, enjoying the crisp air.
But more than the weather, they're excited about Election Day.
Yet, some are not passionate about the candidates.
“It’s just been like, ‘which candidate sucks worse,’” Voter Shawn Demers said. “It’s been a very lengthy process to say the least.”
Voters say while this fall has been unseasonably warm, the elections have been unusually combative.
One voter even compared the 2016 election to the Hunger Games.
So how does all this frustration affect voter turnout? Well, that depends on how you look at it.
Tennessee set record high early voting numbers. But the Des Moines register is reporting fewer early voters in the swing state of Iowa.
And in what many consider the make or break state of Florida, the Washington Post shows Latino early voters turning out strong while the New York Times says African American early voters are staying home.
So what does it all mean?
Some say all the polls only seem to make voter fatigue worse -- and the ads, scandals, tweets, and barrage of Facebook fights aren't helping.