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.