New Republican voter restriction bills are an attempt to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate powered by the youth generation.
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.
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.
2020 was a watershed moment for the youngest American voters. Data from the election shows that young voters are reshaping US politics.
A white stripe on a student’s ID for the student’s name could make that student’s ID serve as voter ID, thanks to two FSU students.
A number of colleges and universities around the country are implementing Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in their student elections.
Our guest this week argues that, much like democracy itself, public education is an ideal that we’ve never quite lived up to.
A4906 is a bill that would enable New Jersey teens between the ages of 16 and 18 to get more engaged in politics serving as poll workers