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When It Comes to Civic Engagement, Young People Know Better Than to Hit It and Quit It on Election Day!

Photo: Theresa Thompson/flickr via The Knight Foundation.

After months of political ads, voter registration drives, presidential debates, and the circus that is an election cycle, we’re finally approaching the big day. And although this is a new year and a new election, some things never seem to change. Erroneous claims of voter apathy. Widespread fear that young people won’t show up to the polls. The ‘knight in shining armor’ complex masqueraded as a legitimate way to engage Millennials. But don’t sweat it.

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Planned Parenthood Launches GOTV Phase of Voter Mobilization Effort

Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s “One Million Strong” voter mobilization project is entering its final, get-out-the-vote phase, the organization announced today. The campaign aims to send one million pro-choice voters to the polls.

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Religious Right GOTV Effort in Minnesota Spurs Backlash

Minnesota’s religious right is pulling out all the stops to bring social conservatives to the polls on Election Day, and the message is clear: Christians must vote Republican.

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