June 24, 2024

Obama seeks to energize young voters in Virginia

(Stephen Farnsworth)

Obama seeks to energize young voters in Virginia; http://washingtonexaminer.com

Convincing young voters to mobilize once more is a far more onerous task than it was four years ago, said Stephen Farnsworth, political scientist at the University of Mary Washington.

“You can’t be ‘the next big thing’ when you’re already president,” Farnsworth said. “This is why you see such a full-court press from him. It’s not just the occasional effort to woo young people.”

http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/virginia/2012/02/obama-seeks-energize-young-voters-virginia/276506