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  •  Thanks! I didn't think about that factor... (0+ / 0-)

    The lower than projected youth turnout could be a direct result of suppressed Republican youth turnout.

    It would sure be nice to see a stat on youth by party affiliation having voted early!  Can someone make my day?

    "To kill one person is murder. To kill thousands is foreign policy." Chinese writer Moh-Tze

    by ILean Left on Sat Nov 01, 2008 at 06:50:17 PM PDT

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    •  and sometimes the younger folks vote absentee if (0+ / 0-)

      they are college students. For decades I have seen this.  They are in state residents but they want to vote for their own local candidates. As they tend to know more about their candidates in their home county.

      And as several college students told me.

      Absentee voting helps so we are not missing class but the rest of the students will vote on Election Day.

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