Civic leaders mobilise US young voters

Grassroots community leaders go to great lengths to encourage young people to head to polling booths.

    It is the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's crucial midterm elections in the US. 

    Young voters played a decisive role in President Barack Obama's election victories, but many younger people tend to skip the midterms.
     
    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from New Orleans.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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