Democracy in the States
- Democracy & Governance
- Civic Engagement
This year, millennials officially became the largest generation in America. In passing over Baby Boomers, these young Americans, along with Generation Z, have the potential to change US politics by making their voices heard at the polls. The only problem is, many of them don’t turn out to vote. Professor Jake Grumbach explains what’s behind their low voter turnout, how one policy could change that, and what this all says about the role of states in pushing US policy and democracy forward.
Check out his SSN brief, Why Today's Policy Action is Mostly at the State Level
Listen to Alexander Hertel-Fernandez’s No Jargon episode on his research mentioned in the episode
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