In many states, the number of young people (ages 18-24) registered to vote is already higher than in November 2016, but among youth ages 18-19 more states are still far behind.
Young Asian Americans have historically voted at lower rates, but our polling reveals signs of increasing civic participation
The state is top-5 in our rankings of where young people can influence presidential and Senate election results in 2020.
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
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.
CIRCLE research from the past two election cycles reveals that young White men vote differently and participate in civic activism at lower rates than their peers.
In four large, diverse states, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders performed very differently in counties with high proportions of Black youth and in those with high Latino youth.
Our exclusive analysis finds that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren performed best in Iowa counties with a high concentration of youth.
Our analysis, highlighted in the New York Times, shows that members of both generations voted at similar rates in their first two elections.