1. College Student Voting and Registration in the Time of COVID-19

    We investigate options for college students to register and vote in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thedisruptions from COVID-19 have hit individuals across all walks of life. But with regard to electionsthe pandemic might have an especially large effect on college students who are not able to return to campusbecause their school has shifted exclusively […]

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  2. Expanding the Electorate: How simple changes in election administration can improve voter participation among low-income youth

    Low voter participation among young people is a persistent challenge to a healthy republic, which requires broad engagement by citizens from diverse backgrounds. We believe these young people are “opportunity youth”: individuals who, when given the chance for meaningful civic and political engagement, can make a significant positive impact in their lives and their communities. […]

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  3. America Goes to the Polls 2016

    This report examines voter turnout in the 2016 presidential elections. The report also looks at the impact of same day registration on turnout, youth turnout, reasons for non-voting, and the how competitive races were for the U.S. House.

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