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ERIC Number: ED495210
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
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Quick Facts about Young Voters: 2006. Fact Sheet
Lopez, Mark Hugo
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), University of Maryland
This year's elections follow a presidential election that witnessed the highest level of national youth voter participation in over a decade, and a voter turnout rate among 18 to 29 year olds of 47 percent, up 9 percentage points over 2000. This fact sheet reports the characteristics of young voters nationally, including estimates of the number of young voters, voter turnout in 2002 and 1994 for various sub-groups of young people, and estimates of young voter partisanship in 2002 and 2006. (Contains 1 graph, 3 tables, and 4 endnotes.) [This fact sheet was produced by the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE).]
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). University of Maryland, School of Public Policy, 2101 Van Munching Hall, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-2790; Web site: http://www.civicyouth.org
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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