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Good morning Martha yes everybody knows the 2008 story how the future president swamped the you to -- got them to turn out in huge numbers that's particularly true here in the state of all high -- Early indications however are in 2012 that -- exact repeat performance seems less likely.
I have friends who who graduated this past year or now babysitting.
One's working at a pool when they graduated from the -- university.
With a very good degrees.
Even -- out the sluggish economy Paul back professor emeritus at Ohio State says duplicating awaits Obama enthusiasm among young voters would be tough.
And Beck says younger voters are critical for a -- -- here in a couple of ways.
Both to get young voters who prefer Obama over Romney as much as they preferred Obama over McCain.
In 2008 that's going to be a hard target to achieve.
In this secondly to make sure that those who do for for Obama actually vote.
Early votes either in person or absentee are key to the -- -- -- Ohio campaign.
The -- which make up the Ohio State neighborhood for years ago delivered over thirteen thousand early votes.
Less than two weeks out from Election Day 2012 those same wars -- produced less than 3000 early votes.
Quite frankly we are a lot of fuel art college students we don't do things -- last minute.
So it's definitely is Emily -- is make sure we get everybody to do things right away.
Now with thirteen days left before Election Day there is time to get those early vote totals up particularly that last weekend before Election Day.
But that total those numbers have got to be a concern for the Obama campaign in this critical state --
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