Voter turnout across the South a region where voting by mail was generally not as easy, ranged from 56% in Virginia to 34% in Oklahoma.
Electoral participation ranged from 39% to 63% in this region, where many states tried to facilitate voting by mail in 2020.
According to our survey, more than half of young people could not correctly identify whether someone with a felony conviction can vote in their state, and almost half believe those with misdemeanors can't vote, which is not true anywhere.
Both Georgia Senate races, two House races, and the presidential race in the state are in our top-10 rankings of elections where youth can influence results.
Young women of color overwhelmingly disapprove of President Trump, but most disapprove of Joe Biden too even as they plan to vote for him.
The state is top-5 in our rankings of where young people can influence presidential and Senate election results in 2020.
Our analysis of which youth voted by mail in 2012 and 2016, how they did it, and why, can offer insights to those looking to expand the practice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our updated scan of state codes that encourage or facilitate electoral engagement and education for youth before they turn 18
Practices like automatic and online voter registration, as well as pre-registration for young people before they turn 18, can improve youth voter participation.
Data from our 2012 poll of young people finds that 40% don't know key information about the voting process.