Voters say supporters on social media rile them up more than candidates as election nears

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With Election Day two weeks away, most voters already know who they are voting for. However, that isn’t stopping thousands of people from still trying to sway minds on social media.

“I kind of just wish it would all go away,” said Haley Bibens, who will soon vote for the first time.

It’s no secret that both candidates are taking advantage of all of the social media platforms for the election, they are posting on Facebook multiple times a day. Voters who FOX 4 talked to said it’s not the candidates who are driving them crazy, but their supporters.

“It’s just more of a presence I think compared to the last one, this one has gone, it’s just got people fired up a little more,” said Tim Eades.

According to The Pew Research Center, over the course of three weeks studied, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton averaged five to seven Facebook posts a day.

“It gets people talking basically, it’s something that it’s just igniting what needs to happen,” said Eades.

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