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Don't Boo, Vote! Students Shuttled in Droves to the Polls on Halloween

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Posted at 10:18 PM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 22:18:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida college students embraced Halloween festivities and the voting season at the same time with "Don't boo! Vote" on Monday.

This Halloween, students at universities across Florida have adapted one of President Obama's favorite lines "Don't boo, vote!" to urge their fellow classmates to get to the polls.

Students dressed in costumes, amplifying their actions through a "For Florida's Future" Snapchat geo-filter, and riding Halloween themed shuttles to early vote locations to exercise their most powerful political tool: their vote.

"I'm shuttling today and I'm also encouraging my friends to shuttle also because they don't know exactly where early voting locations are, I believe there are between 8 in Leon county so we're taking them to the courthouse and the library so you can get your vote in really early," said Lyndsi Felder, one of the shuttler.

Organizers behind the event declared their support for Hillary Clinton using the slogan, "the scariest ending to a Halloween story imaginable: a Donald Trump presidency."