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Voice of the Voters: Kansas Youth

March 7, 2012
This Saturday, March 10, is the GOP primary in Kansas. Do young voters care more about a candidate’s stance on the issues or their background? Does a politician need to be “cut from the same cloth” as the voters to be popular? What issues matter most to college students in...
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Voice of the Voters: Tennessee Youth

March 2, 2012
The GOP Presidential candidates have rallied against President Obama’s health care reform law, but what does that mean to young voters who can now stay on their parents’ insurance because of the reform? Anna Paterson of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville reports ahead...
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Voice of the Voters: Washington Youth

February 29, 2012
What influences young voters when deciding which political candidate to support? Washington Week asked students at Washington State University - Pullman ahead of the GOP caucuses in the Evergreen State on Saturday, March 3. Student Veronica Miracle reports.
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Voice of the Voters: Michigan Youth

February 24, 2012
Despite the government bailout that helped save Michigan’s auto industry, the state is still recovering. Young voters there who are ready to enter the workforce are facing tough job prospects. We hear one student's story and the economic uncertainty that hovers over...
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Voice of the Voters: Maine

February 9, 2012
With Maine's GOP Caucus winding up, how are people getting their information to judge the candidates? Washington Week partnered with the University of Maine to find out. Student reporter Kylie Keene looks at how voters get their news and the generational difference in...
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Voice of the Voters: Colorado Youth

February 6, 2012
Washington Week partnered with Colorado Mesa University ahead of the Colorado caucus to find out what issues young voters are focusing on as they evaluate the candidates hoping to become president. Student Tess Matsukawa reports.
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Voice of the Voters: Nevada Youth

February 2, 2012
Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the country and a high rate of foreclosures. How is this affecting the youth vote heading into the upcoming GOP Caucus? Washington Week partnered with the University of Nevada, Reno to find out what problems students think should...
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Voice of the Voters: Florida Youth

January 27, 2012
Getting a job in an uncertain economy---that's the number one concern of young voters in the run-up to the Florida GOP Primary. Washington Week partnered with the University of Central Florida to hear student perspectives on the 2012 Election. Details from student...
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Voice of the Voters: South Carolina Youth

January 18, 2012
What issues are voters talking about this election season? Washington week partnered with University of South Carolina journalism students Jenni Knight and Alex Heaton to see what issues are most important to student voters in Columbia, SC.
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