The Growing Impact of Young Voters

By Douglas Bristol, Jr. As a Board member of Promote the Vote and as a historian, the groundbreaking voter turnout in the 2020 presidential election fascinates me.  Americans voted in historic numbers—despite the Covid-19 pandemic—and young adults drove this change.  We are, for reasons I explain below, looking at the future of American politics.  IfContinue reading “The Growing Impact of Young Voters”

Top 5 Reasons People Do Not Vote

The 2020 Presidential Election had the highest voter turnout in U.S. history, but even with this historic voter turnout, only 66.7% of eligible voters cast a ballot. Out of the 239 million eligible voters, only 159 million votes were cast. That means 80 million voters chose not to participate in this election cycle. So why do so many Americans choose to not vote?