Delaware Public Media
CIRCLE researcher Peter de Guzman talks about the youth vote in the 2022 midterms, ongoing barriers to voting, and what communities and institutions can do to increase youth participation in 2024.
Open Campus Media
Forty-two percent of Gen-Z and 30% of Millennials said they “forgot or were too busy” to participate in the 2022 midterms, according to data from CIRCLE.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Young people are the age group most supportive of abortion rights, and two in five of them nationwide said the overturning of Roe v. Wade made them more likely to vote, according to CIRCLE.
Oregon Capital Chronicle
Data shows voter turnout for young Americans is increasing nationwide. According to CIRCLE, 27% of youth – ages 18-29 – cast a ballot in 2022, making it the midterm election with the second-highest youth voter turnout in almost three decades.
CIRCLE research has highlighted the value of youth poll worker programs and shown that young people who get involved in hands-on civic participation are more likely to be lifelong voters.
CIRCLE Deputy Director Abby Kiesa speaks about young people's civic and political engagement, gaps in youth outreach, and what it's going to take to ensure all youth have the information and access they need to vote.
CIRCLE Elections Coordinator Ruby Belle Booth spoke about the views and engagement of young voters on WOSU"s All Sides with Ann Fisher
CIRCLE at Tufts University estimated that more than a quarter of people aged 18 to 29 — the second highest turnout from young voters in nearly three decades — cast a ballot in the 2022 midterm elections.
The Washington Post
CIRCLE Director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg comments on young people's political power, which extends beyond voting to holding elected leaders accountable on issues they care about.
Last year’s midterm elections had the second-highest youth voter turnout in 30 years, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University.
The New York Times
Edison Research data analyzed by CIRCLE showed voters under 30 overwhelmingly chose Democrats in the 2022 midterm elections.
Wisconsin Public Radio
According to CIRCLE, young voters gave Evers "extraordinary support" with 70 percent of the vote versus 28 percent for Republican challenger Tim Michels.