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Obama Youth Voters

Wondering Why Young People Don't Vote? Better to Ask Why Any Do

Errol Morris | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
Errol Morris

2012-10-31-MorrisErrol.jpg In the 2008 presidential election, roughly half of eligible voters from age 18 to 24 voted. An even smaller share of young voters is expected in 2012. I wanted to find out why. So I called more than 50 people under the age of 40 into a studio, and asked them.

What About the College Voter?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.28.2012 | College
Daniel Little

This cohort is more comfortable with racial diversity, it is more supportive of gay rights, and it is supportive of women's reproductive rights. Why are young voters proving to be so different from other generations of Americans?

New Report Could Prove Troubling For Obama

Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Voter turnout will likely drop substantially in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, due in part to decreased interest among young pe...

Bad News For Obama Ahead Of 2012

ABC News | Amy Bingham | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

After four years as the leader of the establishment, President Obama may have a hard time convincing Americans, especially young voters, in the 2012 e...

Obama Faces More Voter Anxiety Ahead Of 2012

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. — If President Barack Obama wants North Carolina in his win column again next year, he might have...

Camn Obama Rebuild His Youth Support In 2012?

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.16.2011 | College

PHILADELPHIA -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is barely a month old, but Camille Gervasio and other volunteers nationwide already are ...

Sam Stein

DNC Launches Ad Campaign On MTV, BET

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Continuing its effort to turn out both young and minority voters, the Democratic National Committee is releasing a new television ad on Thursday that ...

Will The Youth Vote Trump Tea Party In Midterm Elections?

Bakari Kitwana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bakari Kitwana

One of the most important unasked questions this midterm election year is this: "Will the youth vote be a factor in 2010?" Given the actual impact of ...

Want Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies? Tell Them to Eat Their Barack-O-lli and It Just Might Work!

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Console yourself that you're amongst the millions of other parents who can't get their kids to eat vegetables. I haven't heard of one case of scurvy reported lately, have you?

This Is a Call

Daniel Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kohn

This is a call to you, Generation Obama. We must show the equal enthusiasm to our communities as we did in getting out the vote.

Why the Youth Vote Is the Big Story -- For 2008 and for Decades to Come

Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber

We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.

Students Turned Away from Polls in Wilmington, NC

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yuna Shin

WILMINGTON, N.C. --- Students here are reporting being turned away at the polls. The problems mostly seem to concern the fact that on campus student...

Team Obama targets teens as secret weapon

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com I've written quite a bit about the youth support Sen. Barack Obama has generated this year, and some of it from t...

Voter Registration In Michigan College Towns Extremely Active

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Savage

As I wrote in a previous article, one of the big advantages that Senator Barack Obama has going into this year's election is the tremendous amount of ...

Pimp My Vote: Will THIS Be the Year Young People Tilt the Election?

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel B. Schwartzberg

NOW on PBS talked this week with Ian Rowe, senior vice-president of strategic partnerships and public affairs for MTV, about young peoples' enthusiasm...

Young Obama Supporters Make an Old Paradigm New

Kit Gallant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kit Gallant

Invesco Field's young staffers illustrate a new political reality: my generation's form of activism is to work within the political process for a candidate who inspires us.

The Kids Are Alright: Why It's Ok To Be Sick of the "Youth Vote," and Why You Should Re-Consider

Fernanda Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernanda Diaz

The rise of the "youth vote" concept has been exciting to track, but much in the style of the "Go Green!" motto and a silkscreened Che, it's kind of lost its kick by now.

Obama Campus Kick-Off

Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs

(Des Moines, IA) Barack Obama held a rally in the gymnasium of Roosevelt High School this morning. Special guests included local a musician, alumni an...

New Voters Key In Iowa: Clinton Recruits Women, Obama Looks To Youth

Reuters | Ellen Wulfhorst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KEOKUK, Iowa, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Democratic front-runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, locked in battle in the first state contest on the road to ...