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Voices Of Young Voters

OPB | Oct. 3, 2012 4 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 19, 2012 4:41 a.m.

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Ashley Williams has decided not to vote for president. She feels that neither candidate represents her.

Ashley Williams has decided not to vote for president. She feels that neither candidate represents her.

Amanda Peacher / OPB

Young voters could play a major role in this presidential election. But what issues are most important to those under the age of 30? 

OPB’s Amanda Peacher traveled across Oregon to talk with young people about how their experience is shaping their views. Click the audio player above to hear the the first in a series of audio post-cards we’re calling “Voices of Young Voters.”

Meryl Six is a peace activist in part because she saw the effects of war on her father, a Vietnam vet.

Meryl Six is a peace activist in part because she saw the effects of war on her father, a Vietnam vet.

Amanda Peacher / OPB

This postcard features Ashley Williams from La Pine and Dominc Camaroto and Meryl Six, both from Ashland. This piece was produced with sources from our Public Insight Network. You can share your story and become part of the network at opb.org/publicinsight.

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