The Clarion

Voter Enthusiasm

Turnout of young voters likely down from 2008

Sarah Weatherbee, Copy Editor October 30, 2012

Days away from the 2012 election, presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Barack Obama still struggle to engage young voters. The outcome is expected to be tight. The excitement that surrounded the 2008...

Youth vote in primaries has been low

Kait Vosswinkel, News Editor March 27, 2012

The youth isn’t making its voice heard. Voters aged 18-29 make up nearly a quarter of the eligible voting population, and they aren’t taking advantage of it. For years, politicians have swept the concerns...

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