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Teen Is Clinton Alternate, But Now Backs Obama

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Teen Is Clinton Alternate, But Now Backs Obama

Teen Is Clinton Alternate, But Now Backs Obama

Teen Is Clinton Alternate, But Now Backs Obama

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Taylor Riddle, 18, of Arkansas is one of the youngest people attending the DNC. As an alternate, he won't cast a vote unless someone drops out. Ayesha Walker for NPR hide caption

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Taylor Riddle, 18, of Arkansas is one of the youngest people attending the DNC. As an alternate, he won't cast a vote unless someone drops out.

Ayesha Walker for NPR

Taylor Riddle is one of the youngest people to attend the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

The 18-year-old from Arkansas is a lover of politics and schmoozing. He is a freshman in college and while still in high school, he founded the Young Democrats and Young Republicans.

In Denver, he is representing his state as a Clinton alternate, but won't cast a vote unless someone drops out.

Riddle is now a supporter of Barack Obama and is featured on the Democratic presidential candidate's campaign Web site under the title Change of Heart.