Data from CIRCLE polling shows that young women voted at higher rates than men in 2018, are more likely to support social movements and engage in activism, and feel prepared to participate in civic life.
Our exclusive pre-election poll finds that young people are paying attention to the election and intend to support Democrats.
Young people increasingly believe that they have the ability to work together to effect social and political change.
Our pre-election poll finds that young people who engage in political activity online are also more likely to engage in person.
During election cycles, local media can play a crucial role informing young people and advancing their development as participants in democracy.
Because of their immense reach and potential to reach a broad range of young people, social media played a crucial role in the 2018 midterm elections cycle.
A majority of young people paid attention to the Parkland school shooting, and supporters of the movement were more likely to participate in the election.
While contact from campaigns surged, too many young people remained left out, undermobilized, and underrepresented in the electorate.
Young people are simultaneously worried, hopeful, and motivated to be part of the solution.
Only 56% of young people, ages 18-24, choose to affiliate with the Democratic or Republican parties.