voting

5:07pm

Tue May 22, 2012
Politics

Youth Radio: Does the US live up to its political ideals?

Turning 18 this year is special: you get to vote in the November elections! Remember when you first voted? The rush of being old enough to be heard, to count, to matter.

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4:20pm

Tue May 22, 2012
Arts & Culture

#ReGeneration film explores political apathy among young Americans

Recent census data shows that on the West Coast, less than half of Americans younger than 24 have registered to vote. And only a quarter say they've actually voted. That figure is considerably lower compared to other age groups – for example, among 45- to 64-year-olds, nearly 60 percent say they've voted. The situation in other parts of the US is very similar.

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