Ian Christie, a 19-year-old freshman Democrat at Fordham College, is one of a growing number of young voters expected to be a powerful force in the 2008 presidential election.

Youth voters a force in '08 race

9/11 and Iraq war spur participation

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / May 13, 2007

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NEW YORK -- Young voters, who for decades played a marginal role in electoral politics, have emerged as a powerful new force in the 2008 elections and are poised to determine the next president as a result of an explosion in political activity among youth, according to pollsters, political organizers, and young voters themselves. (Full article: 1666 words)

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