Classic As A PB&J

The hardcore (cell phones too) data is now in: kids + Internet + politics = Critical New Voting Bloc. From The Washington Post’s The Trail blog:

A new online and phone survey focusing on young voters — with a third of the phone respondents reached on their cell phones — found that it’s not the candidates themselves, specifically Sen. Barack Obama, who are responsible for the record youth turnout in many primary states. The catalyst is the still evolving medium of the Internet, according to the study released today by Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, an independent public relations firm.

Read on here.

6 comments

  1. Goldwater Conservative says:

    Sure…and having a campaign staff physically register over 200k people in two southern states was all about the internet.

    It is nice that young people are finally getting engaged. They are young, naive and very malleable.

  2. Taft Republican says:

    They’re getting engaged on the GOP side too. Problem is, the GOP has done everything it can to kick them out and keep them out — because they’re Ron Paul supporters. God forbid!

  3. GAR says:

    I almost am rooting for youth to show up this time so we don’t have to listen to Puff Daddy ever again.

  4. Bill Simon says:

    The question is, can the yutes pull themsleves away from their attention to their wireless devices long enough to go vote? Remember…cellphones and communication devices (Star Trek communicators, especially) are NOT allowed in the voting area. 🙂

  5. Jaguar2 says:

    I believe that it realy doesnt matter if they try to get the youth votes because most of the voters have already made thier mind. If they are young and black they are going to vote for Obama!

  6. Jaguar2 says:

    I believe that it realy doesnt matter if they try to get the youth votes because most of the voters have already made thier mind. If they are young and black they are going to vote for Obama!

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