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Barack Obama makes final pitch to voters in new ad

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President Barack Obama is making his final pitch to voters in a new campaign ad.

The Hillary Clinton campaign released a new advertisement Friday featuring Obama appealing to voters to get out and vote for Clinton. The 30-second spot — called “On the Ballot” — lays out “how the progress made in the last eight years is on the ballot,” according to the campaign.

“All the progress we’ve made these last eight years is on the ballot,” says Obama in the advertisement. “Civility is on the ballot, respect for women is on the ballot, tolerance is on the ballot, equality is on the ballot, justice is on the ballot. If you want to send a message in this election, send a message about who we are as the American people. Send a message by voting for Hillary Clinton.”

The president has been a top campaign surrogate for Clinton, traveling the country in hopes of turning out the vote. About 55 percent of people approve of his job as president, according to the most recent Gallup polling average.

Obama is scheduled to campaign for Clinton at the University of Central Florida Friday afternoon. He’s been a frequent visitor to the Sunshine State, where polls show Clinton has a slight edge over Republican Donald Trump.

The new ad will air nationally, but, according to the campaign, will run in a higher concentration in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and North Carolina.

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