From USA Today:
Young voters accounted for one in every four votes during the 2008 presidential election, however, their involvement in the 2012 presidential race remains a question mark.... While young voters significantly impacted Barack Obama's 2008 bid for office, their participation dropped measurably during 2010, according to University of California, Irvine Professor Martin P. Wattenberg's book "Is Voting For Young People?" Recent political campaigns have used the internet and social media to connect with the large number of young voters including the College Democrats of America, which boasts a Twitter following of 23,000 people, said President Alejandra Salinas.

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