CIRCLE surveys show that there's a relationship between being encouraged to vote and taught how to do so by teachers and a host of indicators of civic engagement later in life.
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Affected by COVID but Undermobilized in the Election: GOP Has Opportunity to Retain Conservative Youth
With past margins extremely close, a potentially influential percentage of previous Trump/GOP young voters have moved away from the President.
In 20 states across the country, more young people are registered to vote now, months before the 2020 election, than were registered in November 2016
CIRCLE's exclusive rankings of the states and districts where youth can decide elections this November illustrate the power of young voters.
Young people in America have been hit hard by COVID-19, but they're taking action to help their communities and it's influencing their political views and engagement.
Like their slightly older peers, youth ages 18-21 are active and engaged in civic life. Are the institutions that help them develop as voters doing their part?
In several states and districts in our Youth Electoral Significance Index, youth of color could be a decisive electoral force this November.
A CIRCLE survey of young people shows that youth engagement is higher than in 2016 and 2018, but access to information about registration and voting in an election during the pandemic may be an issue.
An update on our partnerships in Florida and Illinois focused on training teachers to incorporate effective civic education pedagogies.