Before last year’s midterm elections, GOP politicians were derided for their apparent attempts to suppress the vote of college students.
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.
The U.S. House defeated an amendment by Congress member Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) to set the voting age for federal office at age 16.
New Jersey students of Hightstown High School tweeted Trump, his advisers, staff, Trump-friendly celebrities, all to score a civil rights win.
A new report from CAP’s youth engagement arm, highlights the important role AVR and preregistration for 16- and 17-year-olds play.
Conservative politicians in Wisconsin, Arizona and Florida have, in recent years, sought specifically to limit college students’ access to the ballot box.
Portland-based Democratic state Sen. Shemia Fagan introduced a measure Monday to make Oregon the first state in the nation to change voting age .
Growing up, my parents taught me that voting is not only a right, but a privilege. They voted in every local, midterm, and presidential election.
ACLU of New Hampshire filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a New Hampshire law that unconstitutionally restricts the right to vote for students.
A state lawmaker from the Silicon Valley has reintroduced a constitutional amendment that would lower the California voting age to 17.
Free advice to candidates thinking they can sign up young voters in Spokane County, half of registered young Washington voters didn’t cast ballots in 2018.