Young voters a key in November elections
President Barack Obama will be in the Twin Cities tomorrow. He is coming to speak at a campaign rally on the University of Minnesota campus in support of Mark Dayton, the DFL candidate for governor. When Obama was elected two years ago, the enthusiastic support of college students and other young voters were a key to his victory. The importance of young voters in this election is less clear.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Larry Jacobs, the Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.
- Morning Edition, 10/22/2010, 7:20 a.m.