Young voters: Will they turn out?
The presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama is counting on a better turnout among young voters. Voters age 18-24 traditionally don't show up at the polls in as great numbers as their elders.
Midmorning asks if the enthusiasm of today's youth will translate to their actual votes, live from the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
- Molly Andolina: Associate professor of political science at DePaul University.
- Robert Biko Baker: Executive director of the League of Young Voters.
- Justin Rockefeller: Political activist, and co-founder and National Program Director of Generation Engage.
- Bob Collins: Bob Collins writes the NewsCut blog for Minnesota Public Radio News.
- Susan Turnbull: Susan Turnbull is Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee