Op-Ed by Maxim Thorne: Don’t count out young voters todayKathleen Hutton
In a campaign season that confounds many veteran political analysts, younger voters’ potentially decisive role is an underappreciated storyline as we reach the midterms’ homestretch.
The organization I head, Civic Influencers, partners hyper-locally with campuses and community-based organizations with the goal to increase the voting rates and civic power of 18–29 year olds. Through this work, we see both data and stories of younger voters’ growing enthusiasm that is at odds with the way this important segment of the electorate is frequently portrayed.
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