Young Americans’ interest in politics waning

A new Harvard University study indicates younger voters are increasingly disengaged from politics, reports Quinn Bowman of PBS NewsHour.

In the last year, the proportion of Millenials ages 18-29 who said they would “definitely” vote in the upcoming election dropped from 36 to 27 percent, while the proportion of young Americans who described themselves as politically engaged fell from 24 to 18 percent.

Read the full story on the PBS NewsHour blog, The Rundown.

How can Minnesota engage young voters and get them to the polls? Share your ideas in the comment section below.

You can also learn about all our free newsletter options.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply