Harlynn Siler - Williamsburg, Vir.
Voted in Evanston

"I registered to vote here, but I never got around
to transferring my registration to Virginia ...
but a vote is a vote."

Her Candidate:

Barack Obama

Voting History:

First-time voter


Key Issue:

Social issues

"It's something we like to sweep under the rug...but social issues definitely have my attention in this election."

Rohan Nadkarni - Coral Springs, Fla.

"It is a state that everyone says always determines
the election."

His Candidate:

Barack Obama

Voting History:

First-time voter

"When my family moved here, something that's really cool is knowing that every citizen gets a vote."

Key Issue:

The economy

"Which president is going to help not only me the most, but my family the most?"

Isabella Pasbaksh - Las Vegas, Nev.

"I didn't wait till the last minute, so (voting absentee)
was fine."

Her Candidate:

Barack Obama

Voting History:

First-time voter


Key Issue:

The economy

"I'll be graduating soon, so hopefully there will be a job for me."

Kevin Trahan - Davenport, Iowa

"It matters a lot more" in Iowa "since it's one of the
closest states."

His Candidate:

Barack Obama

Voting History:

First-time voter


Key Issue:

Economic policy

"The most important thing right now is making sure that we do not hurt the middle class."

Andrew Crandall - Springfield, Vir.
Did not vote

"I didn't sign in the right place ... I had to re-fill out
the papers and scan them, but I didn't have time."

His Candidate:

Did not vote, but preferred Mitt Romney

"Economic-wise I like his plan better."

Voting History:

Would have been his first time voting

Ali Dillion - Columbus, Ohio

"I'm moving back to Ohio after I graduate for a job,
and I just take pride in that I'm from Ohio."

Her Candidate:

Did not disclose

"My grandparents would vote one way, and my friends would vote the other way, and I'd get crap from both."

Voting History:

Voted in 2008 and 2010 in Ohio


Key Issue:

Jobs

"It's just so important for (college graduates) as we're moving forward in our careers."

Shelby Lopez - South Tampa, Fla.

Voting in Florida is "a lot more meaningful."

Her Candidate:

Barack Obama

Voting History:

Voted in 2010 in Florida


Key Issue:

Human rights

"For people to be denied that in the year 2012 is astonishing to me."