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.
A recent survey from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement showed that only 11 percent of people under 30 listed immigration as one of their “top 3 concerns.”
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 Christian Science Monitor
A common challenge discussed by educators examining curriculum is how to "include wide perspectives without compromising rigor," says Noorya Hayat, a senior researcher at CIRCLE.
CIRCLE director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg says youth voting and civic engagement is influenced by quality of civic education, school climate, and whether young people see themselves as civic agents or citizens.
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.
CIRCLE’s analysis of AP VoteCast data and election results from other news outlets suggests that Gen Z voters and millennials were pivotal in deciding the most competitive elections.