Explore all our analyses of youth turnout and vote choice in the 2012 Republican primaries and caucuses.
Data from our 2012 poll of young people finds that 40% don't know key information about the voting process.
Our comprehensive survey of young people includes analysis of youth intention to vote, electoral outreach, and breakdowns by race/ethnicity and education.
The simple act of asking young people to vote is one of the most effective ways to engage them in elections.
We estimate that turnout was even higher in battleground states, and that young people's support for the President was key to his reelection.
In two new fact sheets we provide in-depth analysis of differences between younger and older voters, and between young voters of different identities.
As a group, states that strengthened their civic standards have higher youth turnout, though the biggest shift was between 2004 and 2008
Pushback actions against voter ID laws and other legislation may have helped counteract their potentially suppressing effect on the youth vote.
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
A new CIRCLE analysis explores young people's views on immigration reform and how immigrant youth participated in the election