The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered campuses from coast to coast threatening the long-anticipated momentum of students in the 2020 elections.
Youth Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Find the latest news on youth voting rights in this section. Many policy areas specifically affect youth voting more than others such as education and the voting age. Ensuring youth participation in democracy is critically important for a successful system and the general trend in lower voter turnout for youth is a disaster.
Apart from encouraging early voting, Vote Early Day helps people, particularly young voters, stay educated on state laws related to early voting.
College students represent a crucial voting bloc in the election, but for many young people voting isn’t readily accessible.
Former Vice President Al Gore launched a new youth voter turnout initiative Houston Wednesday, urging students to help fight climate change by voting.
The GOP has a track record of making voting hard. Some Republicans believe this is proper. Now this push is affecting students in some states.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama leads the pack in a series of throwback prom photos to encourage voter registration among young people.
A non-profit wants more unmarried women, young people and people of color on voter rolls. But somehow mailers have upset some election officials.
In Texas, officials in mostly white Waller County citing cost will not make an early voting site available on the campus of a historically black university.
It’s well known, America’s teachers don’t look much like the country’s students. It turns out the voters who elect America’s school boards don’t either.
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams will release a new book on voting rights in 2020, her publisher, Henry and Holt, confirmed Tuesday