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6:22am

Wed April 16, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata for 4/16/2014

Showing politicians the finger!

A man shows that he voted in India
Sandip Roy

Whenever India goes to the polls the world takes notice. Some of the wonder is just about the sheer  mind boggling scale of it.  The election going on right now from April 7th  until May 12th for example will involve 930,000 polling stations across India.

Sandip Roy goes to the polls.

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4:48pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Politics

Youth Radio: Is there a youth enthusiasm gap in voting?

Youth Radio surveyed young people around the East Bay about if and why they voted.
Chaz Hubbard/Youth Radio

In 2008, 18- to 29-year-olds voted in record numbers. Turnout this election was expected to be way down among that age group – a voting bloc known as the Millennials – but their numbers were on par with four years ago. Mitt Romney received 37 percent support from young people, about 7 points higher than John McCain, and Barack Obama clinched 60 percent of the youth vote this time around.

Felicia Sullivan is a researcher at CIRCLE, the premier polling organization tracking youth and politics. She was pleasantly surprised as the polling numbers started coming in.

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3:10pm

Mon October 22, 2012
REGISTER TO VOTE

Today is the last day to register to vote!

Allan Hough

If you haven’t yet registered to vote, today is your last chance to do so! You must register by midnight tonight in order to vote in the November 6 election.

You can register for the first time, update your registration, or sign up to vote by mail at the California Voter Registration website. If you are submitting a voter registration application by mail, it must be postmarked with today’s date – or you can hand it in to your local elections office in person.

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12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Youth voters: can Obama re-energize them?

http://conventions2012.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/youth-voters-can-obama-re-energize-them/

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1:11pm

Thu September 6, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Young Democrats talk about voting

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