YOUTH AND THE VOTE

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South Carolina

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VOTER TURNOUT 18-29
21.30% 45.30% 28.90% 50.50% 30.40% Frey*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-19
38% CIRCLE*
REGISTRATION RATE 18-24
45.20% 54.50% 44.90% 61.40% 38.90% Census*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-24
19.30% 42.70% 23.30% 51.40% 22.90% Census*

SOUTH CAROLINA

Group 1

22.90%

YOUTH TURNOUT

Ages 18-24 (Census)

SOUTH CAROLINA YOUTH VOTE

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TOP STRATEGIES/INITIATIVES TO INCREASE REGISTRATION & TURNOUT

State Initiatives and Resources

High School Initiatives

  • “Citizens who are not yet 18-years-old but will turn 18 before the next ensuing General Election, and who otherwise qualify to vote, have the right to register beginning 120 days prior to the closing of the books of a preceding primary.” (S.C. Code of Laws 7-5-180)
  • LWV South Carolina holds registration drives in high schools for students, faculty, and staff

College and University initiatives

Other Factors and Initiatives

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