With one week to go until the 2022 midterm elections, there are 6% more young people ages 18-24 registered to vote in the United States than there were in November 2018—based on the 41 states for which data is available. This data includes major increases in electoral battlegrounds where CIRCLE research suggests young people could influence election results.
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NEW: Youth vote up significantly in 2020; young people of color pivotal
Presidential election turnout among young people ages 18-29 reached 52-55%, significantly higher than the 45-48% turnout of 2016, according to a new youth turnout estimate released today from CIRCLE at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
NEW: Youth vote again pivotal in presidential race
Although votes continue to be counted, the youth vote has the potential to shape the outcome of the 2020 election and to decide the presidency of the United States, according to analysis out today from CIRCLE, at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
Rutgers’ Center for Youth Political Participation Expands RU Ready Initiative
The Eagleton Institute of Politics’ Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP) at Rutgers—New Brunswick announced the national expansion of its RU Ready civic engagement initiative. The launch begins with new RU Ready programs at Drew University in New Jersey and the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at the University of Texas at Austin this spring – with plans to expand the program to more universities over the next few years. The
Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout
Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts University.