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On her quest, Drew was determined to get answers about the state of voting in America.

"I saw what I've discovered to become a vicious cycle. The kids aren't appealed to. They don't understand what their issues are yet. But the candidates don't take the time to show them [young voters] what their issues are or appeal to those issues because they're [young voters] not voting.

To me, what became important about the voting was the vote itself. … What people went through…. The conclusion that I came to was that voting, for me, became about looking inside of myself and learning who I was and therefore trying to find candidates and politicians that believe in the things that I believe in and will go and represent that to the rest of the country."
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FROM: Oprah's Voting Party
Published on September 29, 2004

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