Young voters are more likely to trust elections and feel democracy is secure, as well as to identify as independents.
Youth's voting preferences in the midterm election were shaped by their identities and experiences
Young people care deeply about a wide range of issues, but data shows abortion was their top concern and had the biggest impact on their vote.
A new CIRCLE white paper outlines inequities in who is encouraged to seek elected office, and how we can support more young candidates.
Recent polling finds that young people disagree with the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade, and that it makes them more likely to vote in the midterms.
Our research shows that the environment and climate change is a top issue for young people and presents opportunities for broader youth outreach.
Our 2020 data showed that young Asian women, young Black women, and young Latinas were more likely to talk politics, participate in elections, and fight racism.
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.
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.