…[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.
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.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered campuses from coast to coast threatening the long-anticipated momentum of students in the 2020 elections.
Apart from encouraging early voting, Vote Early Day helps people, particularly young voters, stay educated on state laws related to early voting.
College students represent a crucial voting bloc in the election, but for many young people voting isn’t readily accessible.
Former Vice President Al Gore launched a new youth voter turnout initiative Houston Wednesday, urging students to help fight climate change by voting.
The GOP has a track record of making voting hard. Some Republicans believe this is proper. Now this push is affecting students in some states.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama leads the pack in a series of throwback prom photos to encourage voter registration among young people.