YOUTH AND THE VOTE

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Mississippi

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VOTER TURNOUT 18-29
26.40% 49.80% 30.20% 54.70% 26.80% Frey*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-19
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VOTER REGISTRATION 18-24
66.60% 60% 45.70% 61.90% 45% Census*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-24
26.10% 46.10% 26.70% 42.30% 23.90% Census*

MISSISSIPPI

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23.90%

YOUTH TURNOUT

Ages 18-24 (Census)

MISSISSIPPI YOUTH VOTE

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TOP STRATEGIES/INITIATIVES TO INCREASE REGISTRATION & TURNOUT

Statewide Policies and Resources

High school Initiatives

  • Promote the Vote is the theme of Mississippi’s K-12 voter education program. 
  • Drive-through voter registration for eligible students in seven Jackson, MS high schools.

College and University initiatives

Other Factors and Initiatives

  • Challenges posed by the pandemic were addressed by online and innovative approaches such as the Voter Engagement Project – Delta Foundation.
  • Multiple legislated barriers make registration and voting difficult in Mississippi.
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