The youth vote is likely to make up 25% of the electorate today and is a powerful national voice that is demanding green jobs and clean energy to reinvigorate and re-power our economy.
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As someone who has voted in every presidential election since 1972, and frequently for the losing candidate, I was aghast that my 18-year-old son had decided not to vote.
The youth movement, the youth uprising, that was the Obama base campaign was something much greater, much more significant than even Obama himself.
With young people supporting Senator Obama by a roughly 2 to 1 margin over Senator McCain, a lot of these polls are understating the views of the youth demographic.
Here's the thing: any of us could be That Guy or That Girl -- the one that slept through or forgot about Election Day and tipped the balance to McCain.
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In Miami alone, the Obama campaign is working with seven campuses, and they're mobilizing over 35 statewide!
Republicans are seeking to suppress the voter turnout among youth, minorities and poor people. If Republicans can prevent enough Democrats from casting ballots, McCain could win the election.
Texas politics are on the move, and for the first time in years, it's exciting to be a Democrat in this very red state. And the Obama campaign is treating us red-staters like our votes count, too.
It seems young voters will turn out in record numbers this year, yet there are those who, after all these years, are still trying to pull the reins from us when it comes to our franchise.
Ben Adler, a staff writer for Politico talks about the youth vote, the large enthusiasm gap between young Democrats and young Republicans, and answers the question, has the youth vote really gone up?
A campaign no longer has the luxury of thinking of the Internet as an afterthought, but rather it must be a major part of the strategy of every campaign from president down to student body president.
Possibility #5: Sarah Palin reveals secret past as Rhodes Scholar; admits "hockey mom" thing was just a ruse -- to avoid being called an "elitist."
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...
Believe it or not, you guys are the most important voting block in America. You have the power to change the direction of our country and the world. Don't blow it!
We are witnessing a changing of the guard, a new political epoch, a youth movement, and a call to restore the American dream.
Young people, who overwhelmingly oppose both the Iraq war and the policies of President George W. Bush, have done more than just vote. They've jumped into politics -- their style of politics.
Many children have been learning about and engaged with this election. This is sure to have an affect on our children's sense of civic responsibility to vote and care about our democracy as they grow up.
Instead of entertaining mindless arguments about the racial implications of the election, young people want to know what the candidates can do for the people to better our nation.
John McCain is losing the race for the White House. Now, this doesn't mean he has already lost it -- we've still got to go vote, after all. I'll cov...
This current generation of youth has been called many things -- narcissistic, apathetic, addicted to technology and perpetually immature. Yet one thing can't be denied: they are a generation engaged.
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Does anybody really believe polling data anymore? They should, when the results are understood in the right context, says the master of polling, John Zogby, who joins Wilshire & Washington today.
Young people, take it from Romilly and Gideon... get out there November 4th and make history. It's time to change America.
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