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Jimmy Buffett, Joe Biden headline election eve voter rally in St. Petersburg

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November

For Hillary Clinton's final major campaign rally before Election Day in Tampa Bay, she trotted out two big ol' guns: Vice President Joe Biden and Florida Superman Jimmy Buffett.

Joined by his wife Jill Biden -- along with Sen. Bill Nelson, Congressional candidate Charlie Crist, Senate candidate Patrick Murphy and others -- Biden rallied hundreds of voters at Albert Whitted Park, many of whom were just there to see Buffett.

"Is this not one of the best nights in our city's history?" said Mayor Rick Kriseman.

Buffett and songwriter Mac McAnally played a half-dozen acoustic songs: Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes; Pencil Thin Mustache; It's Five O'Clock Somewhere; Come Monday; Back Where I Come From and Margaritaville.

"Five days ago, I was in Okinawa," Buffett said. "I couldn't miss the end of the election."

For our full report on the Biden-Buffett rally -- and the final surreal week of the 2016 campaign in Florida -- click here. And click the headline of this post for a gallery of photos.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2016 7:39pm]

    

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