She's ready to start giving out a phony phone number. But she doesn't want to be identified by name — because her husband's working for the Romney campaign. And, yes, she even went with him recently to knock on doors.
"But I was so uncomfortable knocking on people's doors in the evening because I felt like I was doing the very thing that bothers me," she admits.
Political psychologist Stanley Renshon, a professor at City University of New York, said most Americans don't spend a lot of time thinking about politics, and don't particularly like being the focus of too much political attention.
But the campaigns just won't — or can't — stop reaching out.
"They can't not try to win your vote, even at the risk of alienating your vote," says Renshon. "You don't want to regret not doing everything you can do."
John Geer, a political science professor at Vanderbilt University, says it's the political equivalent of an arms race, and neither side dares stop the carpet bombing.
"We don't know exactly where saturation occurs, but I think we're way past that," he says.
For those from less competitive states, the number and tone of ads can be jarring.
"I think people are just upset about the lies," says Pamela Ash, a 66-year-old Obama volunteer from Arizona who's been visiting her brother in Ohio to help the campaign. "Enough already. I just can't stand it."
Even the people making the calls understand the annoyance.
Maria Buzzi estimates that 10 percent to 15 percent of the calls she makes during her volunteer shift at Romney's Stow, Ohio, offices end with frustrations.
"I've been called a G-D, F-ing B," the 67-year-old retired nurse and grandmother said. "I'm a sensitive person and they are just vicious. It hurts my feelings and I take it personally. But I really want to help Mitt Romney."
After those tough calls, she hangs up and takes a moment to compose herself. Then she picks up the phone and dials another voter.
Maybe one of her calls will end up in tiny Payson, Utah, about as far from the political front as you can get this year.
That's where Katie Peterson lives. She moved there from Ohio four years ago.
Says Peterson: "Somehow all those people making the phone calls think I still live there and that they need to call all the time."
Elliott reported from Ohio.
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