Data from CIRCLE polling shows that young women voted at higher rates than men in 2018, are more likely to support social movements and engage in activism, and feel prepared to participate in civic life.
The former Vice President lost the youth vote to Bernie Sanders by double digits, suggesting he still has work to do to appeal to young voters.
Youth turnout increased in Missouri and Mississippi compared to previous years with just one party holding competitive primaries
Explore CIRCLE's data and analysis on youth participation in the Super Tuesday contests, including exclusive estimates of youth voter turnout.
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.
While turnout was low, 1 in 6 caucusgoers was a young voter, and their decisive preference for Bernie Sanders helped propel him to a big victory.
Our exclusive analysis finds that 19% of youth voted in the New Hampshire Democratic primary and that their choices shaped the results.
Nearly 1 in 4 Iowa caucusgoers was under age 30, and their strong preference for Senator Sanders propelled him toward a top finish.
We're paying close attention to the accuracy of different data sources on youth participation in elections.
Less than 2% of young Bostonians voted in the 2015 mayoral election.