Millions of young people have lent their energy to candidates and campaigns, but many more would do so if given the opportunity.
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Youth turnout increased in Missouri and Mississippi compared to previous years with just one party holding competitive primaries
Explore CIRCLE's data and analysis on youth participation in the Super Tuesday contests, including exclusive estimates of youth voter turnout.
8% of youth voted in South Carolina, and Joe Biden comfortably won the state’s primary despite Bernie Sanders winning the youth vote by a large margin.
Our exclusive poll also finds that campaign outreach in the state has gone mostly to those who have voted in primaries before, with even less outreach to Latinos than to White Texans
While turnout was low, 1 in 6 caucusgoers was a young voter, and their decisive preference for Bernie Sanders helped propel him to a big victory.
An exclusive CIRCLE survey of young Texans conducted in January also found high support for Bernie Sanders, followed by Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren
Our exclusive analysis finds that 19% of youth voted in the New Hampshire Democratic primary and that their choices shaped the results.
Our exclusive analysis finds that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren performed best in Iowa counties with a high concentration of youth.