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 title=We need Jennifer Brunner to win the Ohio Senate Primary!

In 2008, campuses around Ohio teamed with excitement and energy.  Obama had inspired and engaged college students in a way no candidate had ever done before.  

And don't believe that line that it was because he was just cool.  He only got that way because of sustained effort and focus on new voters, particularly college students. Come election day, not only were our votes crucial, but our labor was the lifeblood of Obamas grassroots machine.

Progressives are understandably concerned that young people will not turn out this year.  As a College Democrats leader, so am I.  Its not because students are less progressive then they were in ‘08.  Its not because they are less tuned into what is going on.

 title=Its because, of our two senate candidates, one of them targets young people, inspires them and has a strong grassroots support base, and the other does not.  

Jennifer Brunner has worked hard to reach college students for months now.  Last fall she visited our university.  She connected with the students in a way few politicians can.   By the end of her visit everyone in the room was impressed, and dozens signed up for the Students for Brunner group.  

It is that kind of sustained effort, and that kind of connection that will be needed if young people are going to be a force in this years election as they were in ‘08.  That is why we NEED Jennifer Brunner to win the primary.  

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Originally posted to romriech on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 10:20 AM PDT.

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