Many of the states with high youth voter turnout in the 2022 midterm elections had strong policies that make it easier to register and vote.
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Data from our post-election survey suggests that youth in states with facilitative electoral laws may have faced fewer barriers to vote.
Our experts presented research and shared insights from our work during this weeklong event focused on strengthening civic education in the United States.
Civic learning that reaches all youth, includes media literacy, and helps foster a democratic school climate is key to growing voters.
The youngest generation of eligible voters already makes up the majority of the 18-29 age group and bring unique concerns and experiences to the electorate.
Young people continue to believe in their—and their generation's—political power, but some don't feel qualified to participate.
Young people are concerned about a wide range of issues, but many aren’t hearing from campaigns, lack information, and face barriers to voting.
Our analysis of 2022 exit poll data and population data highlights that white and college-educated youth remain overrepresented among midterm voters.
A survey conducted by CIRCLE and ACE illuminates barriers to participation and highlights strategies that can expand young people's engagement in climate action.