Lucas Agnew is a dual major in government and legal studies at Claremont McKenna College in California. He knows most young people don’t share his passion for politics — only 21 percent of people ages 18-34 voted in the 2014 midterm elections, he notes.
The 21-year-old Washington native also knows that most people his age — even if they are into politics — don’t share his preferred 2016 presidential candidate: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. So he decided take action on both counts: voting, and voting for Jeb.
Enter “Millennials for Jeb.” Last month, Agnew (who is no relation to Richard Nixon’s Vice President Spiro Agnew, for those who care) filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to set up the new super PAC. All it took was a conversation with his brother, a quick Google search about how to set up a super PAC, and knowledge of campaign-finance laws from his college classes.
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