In four large, diverse states, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders performed very differently in counties with high proportions of Black youth and in those with high Latino youth.
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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.
Millions of young people have lent their energy to candidates and campaigns, but many more would do so if given the opportunity.
Youth turnout increased in Missouri and Mississippi compared to previous years with just one party holding competitive primaries
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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.
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
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.