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Youth Turnout

Here's How To Reverse The Record-Low Youth Vote

Paul Loeb | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Paul Loeb

We walk students through the new voter laws, because, unfortunately, they risk being disenfranchised if we don't. Community groups need to do the same for those they reach.

Poll Finds Young Americans Not Excited About November Election

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Fewer than a quarter of adults under 30 are sure they'll vote this November, according to a new poll from the Harvard Institute of Politics. The lo...

Matt Sledge

How Marijuana May Influence The 2016 Election | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama made waves on Sunday when he admitted what for millions of Americans counts as the obvious: That marijuana is no more dangerous...

Did The Youth Vote Actually Increase in 2012?

Kristen Soltis Anderson | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Kristen Soltis Anderson

I'd argue it's also not nearly as important as what Republicans plan to do to win over more of those young people who do show up.

2012 Turnout: Race, Ethnicity and the Youth Vote

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

The big news from the Current Population Survey will be that African-American turnout exceeded non-Hispanic white turnout. But I contend that really that happened first in 2008. The more important political story may be the dramatic decline in youth turnout, as it poses a challenge to Democrats and an opportunity for Republicans.

New Study Finds That School and Family Increase Young Voter Turnout

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo There are a lot of misc...

High Youth Turnout For Obama: Was it HOPE?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.08.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: CHAZ HUBBARD/Youth Radio Nick Johnson, 21, student at Diablo Valley College. By Luis Flores and Chaz Hubbard Between 22 and 23 million...

Half Of Young Adults Not Sure They're Registered To Vote

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

The youth vote, which turned out in near-record numbers four years ago, may reach a 16-year low in 2012, according to a report released Friday by the ...

All or Nothing: Youth Turnout Year-Round or Maybe Not at All

Hilary A. Doe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary A. Doe

The long-term health of our democracy depends on youth engagement, but that requires Millennials' substantive engagement in our governance, not just our elections.

Why I'm Fed Up! (VIDEO)

Sara Haile-Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sara Haile-Mariam

You read right. Fed up. I had an opportunity to provide opening remarks for the 2010 Campus Progress National Conference. After two years of being told what I felt as a young person in politics -- I used the opportunity to set the record straight.

Huckabee, Obama Pitch Change To Granite State Youth

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

Since Iowa's caucuses on Thursday there has been substantial focus on young voter turnout and its impact on election 2008. Now, the leading candidates...