Researchers examined the voting behavior of 5,762 students at 120 colleges and universities. Two groups stood out as an untapped electoral resource – if the candidates can turn out Gen Z.
An army of mostly older, white volunteers run America's voting sites. They're reluctant to work during a pandemic. So new recruits are signing up to run the polls, for better and for worse.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn't change – students' political views.
Changing the voting age from 18 would allow more young citizens to make voting a habit before they lose interest in politics.
By picking Kamala Harris, a Black running mate, Biden may have brought younger Black Americans, who now comprise a critical set of swing voters, over to his side.
Young voters are important to the continuity of democracy because voting at a young age leads to continued voting throughout life. This year more than most, they'll have a hard time getting started.
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
It's not that young people don't like politics – they just want to do politics differently.
Young people have registered to vote in record numbers. Here are three things every young person can do to change the election.
People under 18 can leave school, get a job, drive a car and pay taxes. Should they be allowed to vote too?
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that drove record numbers of them out to vote.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that's actually driving high levels of political engagement.
Labour's big fun day ended up being for the few, not the many.
Theresa May's party struggled to appeal to younger voters. But that wasn't always the case.
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour managed something huge in 2017, even if turnout hasn't proved to be as high as expected.
We want our children to flourish. To ensure that they do, we need to help them develop their sense of good and evil, justice and injustice. Engaging in politics is crucial to this development.
While democracy is struggling globally and especially in Asia, Mongolians continue to vote and engage.
Before the 2017 election, young voters were dismissed as lazy; now they've started voting in numbers, they're being stereotyped as naive.
Yes, young voters' choices had an impact, but not a decisive one.
Younger voters have been patronised and overlooked for too long – and when politics is meaningful for them, they take part with gusto.