Young voters, you have more power than you realize. Use it.

Young voters, you have more power than you realize. Use it.

For years, young voters have been shamed because, historically, fewer than half of them who are eligible to vote show up at the polls on Election Day. 

The stereotypes write themselves. Young people between the ages of 18 and 29, who currently belong to the Millennial and Gen Z generations, can’t be bothered to cast a ballot. 

The truth is actually far more disturbing than the cliché, because the reality is an indictment of our democracy. Low youth voter turnout is more often a structural problem that can be traced back to limited civics education for students, voter suppression, and an approach to voting that presents numerous barriers, including scheduling major elections on a day when millions of Americans are working or attending school. Voting in America is made purposely difficult.  Read more…

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