Youth electoral participation in 2020 was high and could be even higher if we support young people, who have varied priorities for the new administration.
We spoke to community leaders about how they’ve adapted their strategies and messaging, embracing digital platforms to reach youth despite COVID-19.
Minnesota has had the strongest youth participation in the country in recent elections, and the youth vote could decide several House races in 2020.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to speak about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to write about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.
Young Asian Americans have historically voted at lower rates, but our polling reveals signs of increasing civic participation
Young people in America have been hit hard by COVID-19, but they're taking action to help their communities and it's influencing their political views and engagement.
A CIRCLE survey of young people shows that youth engagement is higher than in 2016 and 2018, but access to information about registration and voting in an election during the pandemic may be an issue.
Data from CIRCLE polling shows that young women voted at higher rates than men in 2018, are more likely to support social movements and engage in activism, and feel prepared to participate in civic life.