Louisiana Public Square

Louisiana's Youth Vote 2012

Season 9 Episode 902 | 58m 46s

In 2008, voter turnout in Louisiana among 18-29 year olds increased 4 percent from the previous presidential election, two percentage points higher than the national average. But research shows that young voters are significantly less engaged in this year’s election than at a comparable point in 2008 and now lag far behind older voters in interest in the campaign and intention to vote.

Aired: 10/24/12

Rating: NR

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