CIRCLE co-led qualitative and quantitative studies that found a complex relationship between social movements and electoral engagement.
Understanding the identities, views, and civic access of young conservatives and Republicans is key to ensuring all youth have paths to participation in civic life.
Our 2020 post-election youth poll showed that young Asian Americans were especially concerned about racial injustice and the COVID-19 pandemic.
What the "Bernie or Bust" phenomenon teaches us about working to ensure that young people remain engaged even if their preferred candidate does not prevail in the primaries.
Youth electoral participation in 2020 was high and could be even higher if we support young people, who have varied priorities for the new administration.
Young Asian Americans have historically voted at lower rates, but our polling reveals signs of increasing civic participation
A CIRCLE survey of young people shows that youth engagement is higher than in 2016 and 2018, but access to information about registration and voting in an election during the pandemic may be an issue.
Our exclusive poll also finds that campaign outreach in the state has gone mostly to those who have voted in primaries before, with even less outreach to Latinos than to White Texans
Young people care more about candidates' issues than their personal qualities, and prize candidates who have a vision for bringing change.
A new CIRCLE analysis explores young people's views on immigration reform and how immigrant youth participated in the election