There is historically less outreach and engagement in midterm cycles than in presidential election years, which may lead to lower youth participation.
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A new CIRCLE paper explores the potential of innovative ways of measuring civic skills and knowledge.
A new CIRCLE analysis explores young people's views on immigration reform and how immigrant youth participated in the election
A major new study provides in-depth insights on the civic engagement of a diverse generation.
Our analysis finds that civic education improves engagement and does not lead to partisanship or influence support for a candidate.
A new working paper summarizes the results of our evaluation of iCivics' latest teaching module.
Pushback actions against voter ID laws and other legislation may have helped counteract their potentially suppressing effect on the youth vote.
As a group, states that strengthened their civic standards have higher youth turnout, though the biggest shift was between 2004 and 2008
We estimate that 66% of young people with at least some college experience voted in 2012, compared with 35% of those who have not attended college