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Youth Vote Coalition

Freedom's Answer

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and
Engagement (CIRCLE)

New Voter's Project

Essays from young people on why they don't vote

Rock the Vote

Vanishing Voter Project

Where Have All the Voters Gone? A series by Thomas Patterson,
based on his book, The Vanishing Voter (from the History News Network)

Boise State University: Civic Engagement
(an American Democracy Project participant)

American Democracy Project: Increasing Student Involvement in Public Life -- advocates for lowering the voting age to 16

Young People More Engaged, More Uncertain -- voter research by the
The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Links to Facts and Stats on Youth Voting (Pew Charitable Trusts)

Committee for the Study of the American Electorate

Right of 18-year-olds to vote: 26th Amendment to the US Constitution,
ratified 1971.


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