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. How to reach young voters when they’re stuck at home

    At the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, part of Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, we’ve spent nearly two decades researching how best to grow, inform and mobilize young potential voters. Our findings reveal several key actions that parties, campaigns, advocacy organizations, educators and journalists can take […]

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  3. State Statutes that Support Growing Voters

    A new snapshot provides insights into existing opportunities for election administrators to educate and work with young people. The snapshot shows how state code permits, allows and sometimes requires local education and election officials to engage and support teenagers’ participation in elections. This new resource comes from CIRCLE, a part of Tufts University’s Tisch College […]

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  4. 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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  5. Student Voters Guide

    At BestColleges.com, we’re encouraging college students to get out the vote. We’ve created a comprehensive voter’s guide replete with everything you need to know about voting in an election. Our state-by-state directory explores voter eligibility criteria, residency requirements, registration deadlines, and other voting guidelines in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Our key […]

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