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.
In four large, diverse states, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders performed very differently in counties with high proportions of Black youth and in those with high Latino youth.
8% of youth voted in South Carolina, and Joe Biden comfortably won the state’s primary despite Bernie Sanders winning the youth vote by a large margin.
Our fact sheets explore how young Asians, Latinos, and African Americans participate in elections.
Young voters turned out, and their decisive preference for the Democratic candidate may have helped swing a close election.