Tampa Bay will play a critical role in the race to the White House. Florida is the largest swing state in the nation, and the election results in Pinellas and Hillsborough County may decide the winner.
Tampa Bay is a microcosm of Florida, and Florida is a microcosm of the nation. In fact, campaign analyst Chris Palko of Smart Media ranked Pinellas and Hillsborough as the top two counties to watch in the Presidential election. Here is a link to his rankings and analysis.