Advocates of all stripes are making nationwide efforts to increase turnout among young voters, minority voters, voters with disabilities, and other populations. Diane talks with advocates and election-watchers about the missions behind these movements, and whether they have any effect on American voting patterns.

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  • Julia Cohen Youth Vote 2000
  • Curtis Gans Committee for the Study of the American Electorate
  • Jim Dickson National Organization on Disability
  • Hugh Price author and president of the National Urban League

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