Changes to civic education, youth engagement, and electoral outreach will be essential to reversing this trend in 2016 and beyond.
Young people's turnout was comparable to rates of youth participation in recent years
We estimate that turnout was even higher in battleground states, and that young people's support for the President was key to his reelection.
We explore how closely contested elections and ballot initiatives about hot-button issues influenced youth participation in the 2014 midterms.
Highlights from our comprehensive analysis of youth participation in the 2014 midterm election,
Youth support for Democrats has grown in recent years, but there are significant differences by race/ethnicity and gender.
In four key Senate races, young people's vote share and preference for one candidate shaped the election results.