Charlie Mayer, NPR News
Robert Mack and his constant companion, an Edwards sign, at a victory party in South Carolina.
At just about every event or campaign stop, there are young people holding up signs. Their mission: to get their candidate's name on television. As a part of our Campaign Diaries series, we hear from high school senior Robert Mack of Tinton Falls, N.J. Mack campaigned for Sen. John Edwards on the frigid street corners of New Hampshire and tasted success at victory parties in Columbia, S.C.
About Campaign Diaries
Throughout the 2004 election season, NPR will present an intimate first-person look at the campaign.
In a series called Campaign Diaries, we'll hear accounts from passionate volunteers, from professional campaign workers, typical voters and election bystanders, people who organize campaign events or drive voters to the polls.