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Young Voters Could Again Play Key Role in US Electioni
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Cindy Saine
October 05, 2012 10:03 PM
President Barack Obama has said young voters were crucial to his victory over Republican John McCain in 2008. In 2008, they turned out in record numbers. Four years later, enthusiasm on college campuses for the contest between Obama and Republican Mitt Romney seems less visible. But as VOA's Cindy Saine reports, both campaigns are reaching out to voters between the ages of 18 and 29.

Young Voters Could Again Play Key Role in US Election

Cindy Saine

Published October 05, 2012

President Barack Obama has said young voters were crucial to his victory over Republican John McCain in 2008. In 2008, they turned out in record numbers. Four years later, enthusiasm on college campuses for the contest between Obama and Republican Mitt Romney seems less visible. But as VOA's Cindy Saine reports, both campaigns are reaching out to voters between the ages of 18 and 29.


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