Data and analysis on young people’s participation in the presidential nominating contests
In half of the states ranked in the top 10 of our Youth Electoral Significance Index, at least a third of the population lives in rural areas.
CIRCLE's exclusive rankings of the states and districts where youth can decide elections this November illustrate the power of young voters.
Our exclusive analysis finds that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren performed best in Iowa counties with a high concentration of youth.
Nearly 1 in 4 Iowa caucusgoers was under age 30, and their strong preference for Senator Sanders propelled him toward a top finish.
Social and local media have played a key role, and there are challenges and great opportunities for media to connect diverse youth to information about engagement.
Our exclusive poll finds that many young people feel they're part of a movement, know other youth who are working on campaigns, and are otherwise engaged with the caucuses.
Our exclusive poll of young Iowans suggest the potential for historic youth participation--and may spell trouble among young voters for national polling leader Joe Biden.
Our exclusive, data-driven ranking highlights the 2016 races where young people have the highest potential to decide elections.
Bernie Sanders performed much better in places with a high concentration of college students.