CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

#YouthTruth: Young Voters are Diverse in Many Ways

Young people are more racially and ethnically diverse compared to older voters. Only 61.5% of 18-29 year old eligible voters are White Non-Hispanic compared to 73.6% of older voters. Young voters are more likely to identify as African-American (14.3% vs. 11.3%) and Latino (16.7% vs. 9.3%) compared to older voters. Young voters are more likely Read More >

August 22nd, 2012
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You Ask, We Answer: More Youth Eligible to Vote than Those Over 65

CIRCLE was recently asked several questions about the number of youth eligible to vote and the relationship of that number to other voters. We suspect many will be interested in the results, so here are some quick answers: 1)    How many 18-29 year-olds are eligible to vote in 2012? There are approximately 46 million 18-to-29 Read More >

December 15th, 2011
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