Contagious Civic Engagement
In recent days, I was looking for a break from reading about COVID-19, and what did I stumble upon? Articles about the disappointing turnout of young voters in the Democratic primaries thus far. In the United States, ever since 18-year-olds got the vote in 1972, people between 18 and 29 have voted in smaller numbers than other age groups.
Originally published: March 30, 2020
Author: Michael S. Roth
Institution: West Virginia University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed