Although it’s hard to concentrate on politics right now, a massively consequential election is coming up, and today CIRCLE unveils a data tool that can help nonpartisan groups, partisan outfits, campaigns, and the media make smart decisions regarding young voters.
If you head to youthdata.circle.tufts.edu, you can explore youth registration and turnout, youth demographics, and an array of relevant civic factors for states and congressional districts over time–setting your own queries and seeing the results.
For instance, here is youth turnout in my hometown’s congressional district:
I also explored various underlying factors that might affect youth engagement in that district.
(The team has come a long way since the days when we’d generate a few charts and put them in a document that we expected people to print.)