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Here is a little back story on Obama’s election, as well as some related content and commentary Rethink ’08 produced about the waning political enthusiasm of the youth vote

Opinion

Wilting Millennials Tetona Dunlap explores the ebb and flow of the political energy in the Millennial generation

The Anatomy of Popularity Brandy Kiger talks about the similarities between getting sucked into “Grey’s Anatomy” and choosing a president based on a popularity contest

Articles

Tracking the Youth Vote
In her analysis of the 2008 election, Anne Clausen shows that young voters had a different impact than generally assumed.

Moving Forward
Cody Bloomsburg takes a look at what organizations are doing to keep the enthusiasm going.

Timeline of Events
Carmen Irish gives clues on what might have turned young voters away from politics since Election Day 2008

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