From the October 17, 2009, broadcast of Carolina Connection.
Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign generated tremendous excitement
and activity on college campuses in North Carolina. It showed at the polls;
Mr. Obama captured 74 percent of the youth vote in the state. But now that
candidate Obama is President Obama, the excitement from his campaign isn't
exactly translating to support for his policies.
See below for audio, charts, photographs and link.
North Carolina Voters Age 18-29
Polls by Public Policy Polling
Above: People in this story, left to right: Michael Tomsic, reporter;
Kristen Antonelli, sophomore at UNC-CH, biolology major; and
Tom Jenson, Communications Director at Public Policy Polling