CivMetrics collects key election data for the largest cities in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the states with the highest increase in youth turnout in the 2020 general election. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com
Youth turnout increased over 20% nationwide in the 2020 general election (compared to the 2016 general). However, some states saw their youth turnout explode, while others saw declines. At the bottom of this page, you can find a sortable table of all 50 states and their youth turnout compared to 2016.
But first, some highlights: here are the states where youth turnout exploded in 2020:
Meanwhile, some states saw sharp declines:
Below, find a sortable table of all 50 states and their youth turnout compared to 2016.