The latest news on young voters
Can't figure out the scattershot polls? Blame young voters, who are totally befuddling pollsters.
The Hip-Hop Caucus is trying to get young voters to the polls this Fall.
Women, Hispanics, African Americans, Evangelicals, and the young could have an impact.
As youth organizers predicted, young voter turnout is surging in the presidential nominating contests. To keep the momentum rolling through Super Tuesday, Student PIRGs' New Voter Project is announcing it will text 20,000 young people with reminders to vote on the eve of the February 5 contests in 24 states.
Assessing the presidential results in Iowa and New Hampshire, Democratic leaders see signs that young voters are flocking to their party and away from the Republicans. Of the 65,230 young people ages 17 to 29 who participated in the Iowa caucuses January 3, 52,580 caucused for Democrats while only 12,650 caucused for the Republicans.
Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee may owe a debt to young people for their victories in last night's Iowa caucuses. Youth voter turnout tripled from 2004, with 65,000 people ages 17 through 29 turning out for the caucuses.