New Myanmar youth activists look beyond Aung San Suu Kyi as they experience failed democracy, more authoritarianism and a failed government.
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.
Early estimates are signaling this could be the highest turnout for 18-29 year-olds since 18 year-olds were granted the right to vote in 1971.
Voters 30 and younger stepped up to the polls in Tuesday’s midterm elections at an “extraordinary” rate compared with the midterm turnout in 2014.
When you ask young people why they don’t vote, especially from less affluent backgrounds they tend to report more barriers which usually is just and excuse.
Democracy is gradually building its firm roots in America .The 2018 midterm elections has mark a great history in the lives of Americans.
Young voters under the age of 36 are now the largest eligible voting bloc in the United States and have a major impact on the 2018 midterm elections.
Lawra Wooten is a poll worker in New Jersey. For 80 years now, she has been a powerful advocate, urging citizens to cast their votes, especially the youth.
Bhutanese pop-star, Kezang Dorji, has brought together artists to create a music video encouraging youth to vote ahead of the National Assembly’s elections.
On October 18, 2018, the World Youth Day for Democracy will be celebrated under the theme “The New Face of Democracy” in an environment in which democracy is increasingly under threat.
Political campaigns spend big money targeting millennial voters via social media and this was the subject of a fascinating discussion at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.