YOUTH AND THE VOTE

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Texas

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VOTER TURNOUT 18-29
15.10% 38.60% 30.40% 45.80% 24.60% Frey*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-19
21.50% CIRCLE*
REGISTRATION RATE 18-24
33.10% 40.80% 42.30% 50.10% 39.60% Census*
VOTER TURNOUT 18-24
11% 27.30% 25% 39.10% 19.20% Census*

TEXAS

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19.20%

YOUTH TURNOUT

Ages 18-24 (Census)

TEXAS YOUTH VOTE

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TOP STRATEGIES/INITIATIVES TO INCREASE REGISTRATION & TURNOUT

Statewide Policies and Resources

High school Initiatives

College and University initiatives

NGOs supporting youth vote

Other Factors and Initiatives
  • League of Women Voters of Texas sponsors a website and multi-lingual helplines for student voters.
  • Student IDs are not acceptable for registration. See Texas ID helpline.
  • Early registration deadlines!
  • Texas’ new Voting maps do not reflect rise in populations of color documented in 2020 Census; criticized for gerrymandering college campuses.
  • Texas is one of the youngest states in the US; one in three eligible voters is under 30.
  • Texas passed laws that make voting more difficult such as increasing voter purges and reducing the number of polling places.
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