YOUTH AND THE VOTE

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New Jersey

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VOTER TURNOUT 18-29
14.70% 42.40% 37.80% 72.60% 28.20% Frey*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-19
65% CIRCLE*
REGISTRATION RATE 18-24
42.50% 49.40% 43.10% 78.30% 55.40% Census*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-24
12.90% 35.90% 29.20% 67.90% 27% Census*

NEW JERSEY

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27.00%

YOUTH TURNOUT

Ages 18-24 (Census)

NEW JERSEY YOUTH VOTE

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TOP STRATEGIES/INITIATIVES TO INCREASE REGISTRATION & TURNOUT

State Initiatives and Resources

High school Initiatives

College and University initiatives

  • 27 NJ campuses participated in ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge in 2020 (2022 available November 2023).
  • In 2020, the College of New Jersey had the highest turnout at 83.1% – a 30% increase from 2018.
  • Colleges across the state compete to register the most students in the New Jersey Ballot Bowl
  • NSLVE data critical to setting goals and tracking and evaluating results.  
  • Students can participate in a mock election for NJ can
  • New Jersey Youth Leadership Corps competitive Outward Bound program.  
  • NEW JERSEY CAMPUS VOTER GUIDE
OTHER INFLUENCES
  • New Jersey’s overall adult turnout – 78.3% – was one of the highest in the US.
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