Our research finds a big gap between the vote choice of young white voters and young voters of color in rural areas/small towns.
Campaign contact, digital outreach, young people engaging their peers, and action on racial justice all contributed to higher youth voter turnout.
The data suggests outreach to young Black voters worked, and their overwhelming preference for the Democratic candidates may have been decisive.
The runoff elections for both Georgia seats will determine control of the Senate, and mobilizing Black youth in the state may be a decisive factor.
We spoke to community leaders about how they’ve adapted their strategies and messaging, embracing digital platforms to reach youth despite COVID-19.
Data shows that, in recent presidential elections, young people made up their minds about who to vote for later than older voters.
Young women of color overwhelmingly disapprove of President Trump, but most disapprove of Joe Biden too even as they plan to vote for him.
Young Asian Americans have historically voted at lower rates, but our polling reveals signs of increasing civic participation
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.
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.