CIRCLE's Youth Electoral Significance Index is a data-based ranking of states and districts where young voters have the highest potential to shape 2024 election.
An expanded list of districts from our Youth Electoral Significance Index highlights youth can shape results across the country.
New estimates show that 8 million youth are aging into the electorate in 2024, joining a diverse and politically active generation that can have a major impact on elections.
CIRCLE's analysis of 2022 survey data on Black youth highlights an interest in civic engagement but a lack of the information needed to participate.
Differences in access to information and support for electoral participation continue to be reflected in unequal voting rates among youth.
The youngest generation of eligible voters already makes up the majority of the 18-29 age group and bring unique concerns and experiences to the electorate.
Our analysis of 2022 exit poll data and population data highlights that white and college-educated youth remain overrepresented among midterm voters.
Youth's voting preferences in the midterm election were shaped by their identities and experiences
Youth Voter Registration Has Surpassed 2018 Levels in Many States, but It's Lagging for the Youngest Voters
Ahead of National Voter Registration Day, there's a lot of work to do to register 18- and 19-year-olds: the newest eligible voters.
Young people who have turned 18 since the 2020 election are a sizable group that is diversifying the electorate and can have a decisive impact on the midterms.