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Connections: Why Don't Young People Vote?

Why don't young people vote? Yes, youth vote jumped in 2008, but it has flatlined once again in the years that followed. Why is that? Our panel of 20-somethings helps us understand, and they bring a diverse set of political leanings, too. 

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.