Ted Cruz Courts Young Voters

Republican candidate Ted Cruz noted that in order to win the general election, he must have Millennial votes. He organized 30 Millennial state directors to achieve this goal. Media-savvy, Cruz used “geofilters” graphics to overlay a post on Snapchat, posted a video on how to cook “machine-gun bacon,” and performed scenes from The Simpsons for BuzzfeedMatt Flegenheimer, “Ted Cruz Moves Aggressively to Court Younger Voters,” New York Times, February 26, 2016.



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