The youngest eligible voters (ages 18-19) tend to lag behind their older peers, highlighting the need for efforts to engage them in democracy.
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Young voters turned out, and their decisive preference for the Democratic candidate may have helped swing a close election.
Our estimates suggest that more than a third of young people in Virginia voted in the recent gubernatorial election.
Less than 2% of young Bostonians voted in the 2015 mayoral election.
Our research finds that, while youth in civic deserts have less digital access, it can be a valuable tool in spurring their political engagement.
A new report co-authored by current and former directors of CIRCLE highlights the vital role of k-12 civic education in protecting democracy.
An evaluation by former CIRCLE Director Peter Levine underscores the value of a developmental approach to youth civic engagement.
Our post-election poll finds that young have varying views on the health of the American system of government.
Gender played a significant role in the presidential race and it affects how young people are perceiving politics and civic life after the election.