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Young Voters Project

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Young Voters Project

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Young Americans vote at just half the rate their elders do. With the elections of 2004 promising to be the tightest in history, a non-partisan initiative tries to encourage the youth vote in six battleground states. Join Neal Conan and his guests to discuss the Young Voters Project.

Guests:

David Skaggs
Former member of the House of Representatives from Colorado
Executive director, The Center for Democracy Citizenship, which runs the Campaign for Young Voters

Tammi Smith
Senior research analyst at The Tarrance Group, a Republican survey research and strategy team
Project director for the nationally recognized Battleground Poll

David Cantor
Democratic pollster and vice president at Lake Snell Perry & Associates
Co-director with Tammi Smith of Battleground poll

Thomas Patterson
Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
Author of The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty

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