CIRCLE's analysis of our 2022 youth survey data shines a light on some of the barriers that may prevent young Latinos from fully participating in elections.
White youth are not a monolithic group, and young white people without college experience may lack some information and support needed to vote.
Asian American youth are as likely to be interested and engaged in civic life as their peers, but they’re less likely to feel politically qualified.
Historical data from the past 50 years of midterm elections shows young people are engaged but there are still profound inequities in participation.
Differences in access to information and support for electoral participation continue to be reflected in unequal voting rates among youth.
Our analysis of 2022 exit poll data and population data highlights that white and college-educated youth remain overrepresented among midterm voters.
Youth's voting preferences in the midterm election were shaped by their identities and experiences
Our analysis finds that local groups and institutions can help connect youth to democratic participation, but they must do better to reach a wide diversity of young people.
Efforts to restrict voting by mail or dropping off a ballot may undermine the engagement of a rising electoral force.
The Wisconsin governor's race is #1 in our Youth Electoral Significance Index ranking of elections where youth can have a decisive impact.