Our exclusive, data-driven ranking highlights the 2016 races where young people have the highest potential to decide elections.
We estimate that half of young people voted in the election, and exit polls show they strongly preferred Hillary Clinton
Our exclusive survey of young people after the 2016 presidential election reveals stark divides and opportunities for youth civic engagement.
In the Democratic primary race for the Massachusetts 7th District, Pressley drew support from precincts with more youth and people of color.
Explore all our analyses of youth turnout and vote choice in the Democratic and Republican 2016 primaries.
Across several highly competitive statewide elections, Democratic candidates performed better in counties with a high proportion of young people—especially youth of color.
Our day-after estimate found that 31% of young people cast ballots in the 2018 midterms, overwhelmingly for Democratic candidates
Our full analysis of Donald Trump's performance with young voters in the primaries shows that youth generally preferred him less than other candidates.
During the 2016 primaries, Clinton won young voters in just two of the 27 states for which we have data.
Data suggests that there is untapped potential for the Republican Party to resonate and engage with youth.