Young people who work at the polls learn about the voting process, acquire skills, and support electoral participation in their communities.
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CIRCLE’s updated, exclusive data-based rankings of the races where youth can influence results seek to expand conversations about young people’s role in elections.
Media can play a key role in young people's civic development and engagement, especially when civic organizations give youth opportunities to turn information to action.
However, among youth ages 18-19, most states are far behind their 2018 numbers.
Young people who have turned 18 since the 2020 election are a sizable group that is diversifying the electorate and can have a decisive impact on the midterms.
Recent polling finds that young people disagree with the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade, and that it makes them more likely to vote in the midterms.
Young people of color are critical in this electoral battleground, but new voting laws pose challenges to equitable participation.
Young voters in Arizona can have a big impact in the 2022 midterms, but barriers to voting create challenges that campaigns and organizations must address.
Major Report: How to Drastically Increase Youth Voter Participation and Reduce Inequities in Turnout
A report and initiative from the leading youth voting research center at Tufts University introduces a new framework for increasing the youth vote based on exclusive data on the civic experiences and needs of teens.