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-- he's not even old enough to vote yet.
But Evan -- as one of the most talked about speakers at the Republican Convention because it's seventeen he's the youngest delegate in Tampa.
A high school senior on active in GOP politics for years and Evan drain part of the Virginia delegation joins me live right now -- the senate.
And -- only seventeen years old but you turn eighteen before November and that means that you can be a delicate.
Yes you get that coveted spot there where there was like up the former chairman of the Arlington Virginia Democrat Republican Party one that you beat him -- I was.
Really -- might be a delegate to the fact that Republican voters understand the president Obama's policies have really negatively impacted.
Younger voters disproportionately.
-- they wanted a younger represented in the coming down at Tampa.
To really be a part of finding solutions.
To those issues so we are led to believe by many in the mainstream media that young people don't like Mitt Romney and that they are with President Obama and that you know of young people tend to vote democratic not Republican.
What happened is that true and what happened deal well I think four years ago that was the case on the young voters overwhelmingly supported this president.
And believed he was gonna provide them a more positive future but now we have a twelve point 7% of you.
Unemployment rate half of recent college graduates are moving back with their parents.
After they graduate college and many were entering college are finding it hard to.
To find that the student loans that they need.
Because of president Obama's stricter action on anything in business and so a lot of young voters I think have become apathetic.
This time around because they feel that last time they supported -- candidate.
Who really let them down do you bring this message in your high school.
I do and you know I think that I'm one of the reasons why you know and the young voters and they aren't as interest in this election -- they go to the debate has not been much to do it toward better and that's why I think Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are really great candidates for you this.
They speak to the -- issues.
That young voters care about most in this election.
Mitt Romney with his private sector experience it's a great spokesman on the economy and economic issues and Paul Ryan a champion of fiscal responsibility.
Is a great spokesman on the debt and how to reduce that burden on future generations a President Obama is -- -- these two issues and -- to talk about.
You know a war on women in social issues and I feel that the real war on women.
Is the war on mothers who have spent years.
-- you know trying to give their children that -- more prosperous successful future and are now witnessing that future you don't mortgage the way I an expansive federal government.
-- How did you get this articulate at age seventeen.
You know I think I've had very supportive parents.
You know who have they weren't even really active in politics before I started to have really have this -- like a little Alex.
But that's a cement my favorite -- back when I accept that.
-- so you're telling me that you're that you knew your dad here with you what you dragged him he didn't drag you.
Yeah and you know my parents are supportive and they followed me and tried to encourage my passion and that's what's kind of driven them into the politics into the all these events yeah.
-- -- most kids don't worry about -- sports -- girls or whatever what do you the politics but well you know I'm I'm a second generation American.
My family grew up in Hungary and came over the United States has displaced persons and -- political refugees.
And they came over here to win for their descendants the economic freedom and individual liberty that they lacked in their homeland.
And I really feel that it's my duty to preserve.
The sacrifices they made for me and make sure that those values.
An American principles are there for me and my children and grandchildren.
I'm -- I'm -- I'm saying we had this done listening to me I mean I when I was seventeen I don't that I could put two sentences together without and arguably still cannot.
Do you pro you do debate what honestly there yeah -- a lot of -- Curricular activities at my high school I'm the captain of -- candidate I go to CC worsening violence doing there.
You are at it -- good for you -- -- you meant some of the Romney's sons and some other big -- party delegates might have been here and that's a very exciting I have -- everyone's been very supportive of me and.
Really trying to understand my view perspective and they've treated me like an adult -- Is that.
Found in my -- -- valuable and I appreciate -- clearly hard and respect and everyone appreciates your commitment to the political process and and and being a good American got lucky Evan thanks so much for banking summit for having me.
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