Many of the states with high youth voter turnout in the 2022 midterm elections had strong policies that make it easier to register and vote.
Electoral participation ranged from 39% to 63% in this region, where many states tried to facilitate voting by mail in 2020.
CIRCLE's exclusive rankings of the states and districts where youth can decide elections this November illustrate the power of young voters.
Our exclusive, data-driven ranking highlights the 2016 races where young people have the highest potential to decide elections.
We estimate that only 23% of eligible voters under age 20 cast ballots in the 2018 midterm elections.
In four key Senate races, young people's vote share and preference for one candidate shaped the election results.