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Youth Votes in Elections

August 07, 1996
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The 1992 elections marked the first time in recent years that candidates and campaigns actively sought out the youth vote. Lest we forget that defining moment on MTV when then- candidate Clinton answered the question that America’s young people were allegedly dying to know, does he wear boxers or briefs? Underwear aside, a new poll released today reveals that the majority of the under-30 voting crowd feel Washington policy makers have the wrong priorities.

GUEST: ROBIN CAIOLA is the co-director of 20/20 Vision, a national nonprofit group that is trying to revitalize the democratic process by encouraging individuals to take 20 minutes each month to take action to protect the environment and promote peace.


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