This piece extensively cites CIRCLE research on youth participation in the 2020 election and includes insights from our Deputy Director Abby Kiesa.
"Young voters overall, according to CIRCLE's analysis, preferred Biden over Trump by a 25-point margin (61% to 36%), and young people of color were especially key to Biden's victory."
"With more than 25 million votes cast by Gen Z and Millennials, CIRCLE estimated young adult turnout will top 53 percent, besting the previous high of 51%, set in 2008."
CIRCLE data and insights from our Director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg informs this piece on the impact of young voters of color in states like Georgia.
"Tufts University's CIRCLE has been tracking and analyzing young voter turnout since 2001. According to its latest estimates, youth voter turnout for 2020 was up by at least 5% from 2016 — and could have been up by as much as 9%."
This piece cites CIRCLE data on high youth participation and young people's vote choice in Minnesota.
CIRCLE analysis of young people's engagement and impact in the 2020 election informs this feature on youth voting
Inside Higher Ed
"In estimates that were revised Wednesday, CIRCLE's analysis found that young white men supported Trump by a six-point margin (51 versus 45 percent), while young white women favored former vice president Biden by 13 percentage points (55 to 42 percent)."
"In Arizona, a formerly red state where Biden leads at the time of this writing, CIRCLE reports that young, Latinx voters were 17 percent more likely than white youth to support the former vice president."
“We need to stop waiting until the last three months before an election to start talking with young people about issues they care about and how to vote,” says Abby Kiesa, director of impact at Tufts University’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).
The New York Times
Our data on early voting by youth informs this piece on how many young voters have been able to overcome some of the barriers to voting during a pandemic.
Fox News cites our data on early voting by young people in key states where youth could have a decisive impact on the 2020 election.