Significant barriers and inconvenient aspects of voter registration and voting at college prevent students from going to the polls.
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.
A new study issued this week shows that most young Americans are concerned about the state of democracy in the United States.
Learners can now study the history and meaning of the expansion of voting rights to citizens 18 to 20 through a new teaching resource.
GOP candidate for Ohio Senate seat, J. D. Vance, argues that America’s childless left is why parents should have more voting power.
Students are outlining how redistricting will impact future generations and are highlighting the need of having their opinions heard.
New Republican voter restriction bills are an attempt to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate powered by the youth generation.
If Congress passes the Democratic-led For the People Act voting rights bill, college students across America will almost certainly be affected.
Maine has expanded students’ voter ID options. The new bill allows student ID as a valid form of identification when registering to vote.
Univ. of Virginia has launched the Karsh Institute Of Democracy. This recognizes the efforts of Bruce and Martha Karsh for democracy.
On Monday, the Oregon House of Representatives passed a bill requiring high school students to take a semester of civics.