Our research suggests local media was especially helpful to the youngest eligible voters and to youth of color.
White youth voted at the highest rate in 2020, but youth of color are closing the gap.
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.
Through a partnership in Minneapolis, we studied how youth gain skills, contribute to their communities, and increase youth turnout by working at the polls.
Our analysis of youth voter turnout nationwide finds wide variation between states and underscores the importance of electoral laws and policies that help grow voters.
Black and Latino youth were especially active in creating and sharing content on social platforms about the 2020 election or issues they care about.
New Jersey led the region and the nation in youth voter turnout in 2020; six states in the Northeast had turnout rates above 50%.