WATCH: CU students gearing up for the elections?

BOULDER — The youth vote that helped sweep President Barack Obama and a wave of Democrats into office in 2008 may not have the same level of energy for the 2010 midterm elections, according to some observers.

So the Colorado Independent set out to conduct a highly unscientific survey of students at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

The questions was simple: Do you care about what’s going on politically?

Well, it depends who you talk to.

Taran Volckhausen is a freelance journalist who primarily writes about the environment, politics, and drug policy. His work has appeared on National Geographic, Christian Science Monitor, The Intercept, Mongabay, among others. He is also a former editor at Colombia Reports. Twitter: @tvolckhausen

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