YOUTH AND THE VOTE

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Ohio

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VOTER TURNOUT 18-29
17.90% 45.20% 28.40% 56.30% 25.30% Frey*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-19
44% CIRCLE*
VOTER REGISTRATION 18-24
42.80% 53.60% 48.70% 59.20% 43.60% Census*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-24
12.40% 39.60% 21.90% 51.80% 18.70% Census*

OHIO

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18.70%

YOUTH TURNOUT

Ages 18-24 (Census)

OHIO YOUTH VOTE

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TOP STRATEGIES/INITIATIVES TO INCREASE REGISTRATION & TURNOUT

State efforts to facilitate youth voting

High school Initiatives

College and University initiatives

  • 33 campuses participated in ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge ;  1 campus won Platinum Awards for voter turnout rates > 80%.
  • Denison University won an award for the overall highest registration rate.
  • Ohio State shifted to virtual efforts due to the pandemic, for example QR codes to access registration information, virtual workshops, and voter drop boxes.
  • Ohio Student Association, a student led organization, sent more than a million texts to get young people “registered, informed, and out to vote.”
  • OHIO CAMPUS VOTER GUIDE
CHALLENGES FACED BY YOUNG VOTERS
  • Student IDs and out of state IDs are not acceptable for voting in Ohio.
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