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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.
Students are getting really creative ahead of National Voter Registration Day. These innovative strategies aim to get more peers registered to vote.
Poll workers are in short supply despite elections being around the corner in November. Young people are, however, doing much to save the election.
Students across the US went home due the coronavirus pandemic. But empty campuses are making it harder for students to vote.
There is growing concern that there will be a shortage of polling station workers on election. Students are recruiting young people to help.
Vote-by-mail requires resources. But a new poll shows half of the young people eligible to vote may not be able to secure these resources.
…[I]f the young marchers…cared about racism they’d tackle it at the institutional level: by helping people vote,…thus ensuring the non-racist party had a chance at power.
College athletes believe there is an opportunity in new voter-registration spree. They think they have a change to change the world.
Before college campuses emptied out for the pandemic, students and faculty alike were demanding they be empty on one specific day: election day.
The coronavirus forced the world into lockdown. Students are particularly affected and as the country heads for polls they worry they won’t be able to vote.