On February 25 Nigerians will choose a successor to Buhari, whose eight years in power have been blighted by steep economic decay.
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.
Girl Scouts Earn Democracy Badge At Workshop In Salina
The workshop assisted Girl Scouts in grades K–10 in earning their Democracy Badge through learning activities on democracy.
Oregon Teen’s Activism Could Lead To Lower Voting Age
A 15-year-old’s political activism could result in Oregon legislators considering giving 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote.
Swiss Reject Giving Vote To 16-Year-Olds
Voters in Swiss canton Bern have given short shrift to a proposal aimed at lowering the legal voting age to persons as young as 16.
How Children Can Contribute To Build Better Democracies
Children are often left out in discussions on participative democracy. Yet, and interestingly so, can contribute to building democracy.
The Battle To Save Democracy Starts At The Local Library
As efforts to ban books…grow, so do attacks on libraries. There’s a reason…extremists keep targeting these crucial civic institutions.
PODCAST: Baby Boomers And American Gerontocracy
Older and younger voters are increasingly at odds: Republicans as a whole skew gray-haired, and within the Democratis, the left-leaning youth vote.
Youth Suffrage Proposal Rejected By Voters In Zurich
Proponents of the right to vote for youth as young as 16 in Switzerland suffered another setback following a vote in canton Zurich.
Adolescents In The US Are Becoming More Politically Polarized
In contrast to the findings of the 1960s an update to the socialization literature shows adolescents today are just as polarized as adults.
Polling Places Coming To New York College Campuses
New York State has passed new law mandating polling places on campuses with 300+ students or at nearby site proposed by the college.