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Changing the political agenda vote by vote

Voter turnout is often low in the 18-to 29-year-old age group. Because politicians respond to their voting constituencies, low voter turnout in this age group can greatly shift political agendas away from student concerns, such as the high price of tuition and interest on student loans. (Mark Duncan | AP)

Brenden Moore

October 26, 2014

With only one week left before Election Day, the stakes could not be any higher. With control of the Senate up for grabs and the Illinois governor’s race in a dead heat, there is a lot left to be decided. Of course, with it being a midterm election, one would expect a drop-off in voter participati...

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