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Technology Transforms Youth Vote in 2008 Election

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Technology Transforms Youth Vote in 2008 Election

Election 2008

Technology Transforms Youth Vote in 2008 Election

Technology Transforms Youth Vote in 2008 Election

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Young people have proven to be an important political force in the 2008 election cycle. Changes in technology are enabling them to get involved in politics in new and interesting ways.

Mindy Finn is a Republican strategist, and former director of e-Strategy for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. Joshua Levy is with techPresident.com, a company that tracks how the 2008 presidential candidates and their supporters are using the Internet. They explore the youth vote with Liane Hansen.