The Super Bowl may be done and over, but today is a whole different kind of super. It is Super Tuesday, or so they have been telling me repeatedly for the past oh, four or five months. Of course our state of California is one of the biggest prizes in that race, and I belong to one of the most wooed demographics in the country — a young woman between the ages of 18 and 34. Wow. No pressure there.

Above all though, my most important demographic quality as a voter is that I am still undecided. Don’t get me wrong — I know full well who I’m going to vote for, and I’m thrilled to do so. The problem for me is that it doesn’t really matter who wins or loses in today’s election. Yes, Obama uses his big boy words really well, whereas Hillary has problems with the whole “likability” thing. Plus I’m just not a big fan of her hair. But as my mom says, we are spoiled for riches in this primary. A woman and a black man? And across the aisle, a moderate Republican as the front runner, whose main task has been to woo the more conservative members of his party? I’m like a kid in a candy store.

Whatever happens today, I can look forward to casting my first positive vote in November’s election. This will be my third presidential election, and my first without George W. Bush as a candidate. In both of those general elections, my vote went against him, not for either Gore or Kerry. Come November, I will simply be happy to have someone to believe in, no matter what their exact personality, policies, or hair may be.

So on this Super Tuesday, I am most definitely super — thanks for asking.

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