However, among youth ages 18-19, most states are far behind their 2018 numbers.
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Young people who have turned 18 since the 2020 election are a sizable group that is diversifying the electorate and can have a decisive impact on the midterms.
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.
Young people of color are critical in this electoral battleground, but new voting laws pose challenges to equitable participation.
Young voters in Arizona can have a big impact in the 2022 midterms, but barriers to voting create challenges that campaigns and organizations must address.
Major Report: How to Drastically Increase Youth Voter Participation and Reduce Inequities in Turnout
A report and initiative from the leading youth voting research center at Tufts University introduces a new framework for increasing the youth vote based on exclusive data on the civic experiences and needs of teens.
CIRCLE’s Youth Electoral Significance Index rankings highlight that young voters can decide congressional elections all across the country.
Our research shows that the environment and climate change is a top issue for young people and presents opportunities for broader youth outreach.
Research suggests that policies like online, automatic, and pre-registration can increase youth voter participation, especially where there is effective and equitable implementation.