"I think there's something different about this election," Biden told the crowd. "I really mean this. Let me get to the point. This election is bigger than politics. For real. This goes well beyond. You will never have voted in an election that's more important."
Biden, who is on a nationwide tour that doubles not only as an effort to boost Democratic turnout but also as a feeler for his own 2020 presidential campaign, spoke for more than 30 minutes. The Democrats had Biden address the crowd on the first day of early voting in Hillsborough County and several other major counties in Florida. The message: You can't afford not to vote. -Steve Contorno, Tampa Bay Times