This is your regular reminder to follow Tisch College’s CIRCLE (@civicyouth) for the best data and analysis on youth voting. A list of their recent releases follows. They will have lots of timely data as the actual election unfolds.
- Opaque Landscape of Felony Disenfranchisement Laws Poses Challenge for Young Voters
- Black Youth Have Less Experience With and Information About Voting by Mail
- Rural Youth Could Have Crucial Impact on Key 2020 Elections
- Young People Turn to Online Political Engagement During COVID-19
- Youth Decide Who to Vote For Later, Underscoring Openness to Outreach
- Absentee and Early Voting by Youth in the 2020 Election
- Youth Voter Registration Exceeds 2016 Levels in Most States
- YESI Spotlight: Youth Electoral Impact in Minnesota
Brian Schaffner is also part of Tisch College. He co-leads the Cooperative Election Study (previously the CCES), which surveyed 71,789 people between Sept. 29th and Oct. 27th. (That is an enormous sample). His analysis of the likely voters in the CES shows why the youth vote is pivotal.
Meanwhile, follow Tisch’s Institute for Democracy and Higher Education for detailed information on college students, our Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group for research on districting, and our Center for State Policy and Analysis for Massachusetts-related information, including work on the ranked-choice voting ballot initiative here.