To enhance and broaden the discussions around the report of our Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, we have developed a FREE, five-week, open online seminar that will extend research and recommendations from the report.
While youth voter turnout does vary greatly by educational experience, there is a difference even within any given education grouping. For example, our 2010 election fact sheet explains that if we break-down college students by race/ethnicity, voter turnout looked like the following*: 29.6% Black college students 27.4% White college students 22.7% Hispanic college students You Read More >
In 2010 there were approximately 4,579,000 17-year olds, according to Census data, analyzed by CIRCLE. Divided by 365 days, that means that roughly 12,500 young people turn 18 each day. To put this number into perspective, there were 45.5 million citizens between 18-30 in 2010. This new group of potential voters could make a difference Read More >
For Immediate Release November 3, 2008 Contact: David Roscow, 703-276-2772 x21 or Sarah Shugars, 617-627-2029 Media Alert/2008 Youth Voter Data Exit Polls to Show Only Youth Share of Voters CIRCLE to estimate Youth Turnout Early Wednesday, Nov. 5 Conference Call-in Press Briefing to Discuss 2008 Youth Vote, 2 PM ET, Nov. 5 To RSVP please Read More >
Download the latest edition of CIRCLE’s quarterly publication (v1.i3–Winter 2003), Around the CIRCLE, from here. This issue includes the following articles: Around the Circle is designed to provide you with snapshots of the latest research on youth civic engagement and civic education. The newsletter features regular columns: Table of Contents CIRCLE and The Council for Read More >