Past Event


Political Engagement and Youth Today

A New National Poll of America's 18-24 Year-Olds


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, Campus Progress and the Center for American Progress invite you to a poll briefing. Institute of Politics has been conducting regular polling for America’s young people for seven years examining the political views of 18-24 year-olds.

This year’s results provide an even more comprehensive look at a demographic critical to the outcome of future elections, including 18-24 year olds’ views on politics, 2008 presidential candidates, the war in Iraq, foreign policy, and other critical issues.

Featured Speakers:

Sarah Bianchi, Member of the Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee, former National Policy Director for the John Kerry Presidential Campaign, and former Domestic Policy Advisor to Vice President Gore
John Della Volpe, Polling Director at the Institute of Politics, Harvard University
David King, Kennedy School Lecturer in Public Policy and Institute of Politics Director of Research
Matthew Valji, Institute of Politics Survey Co-Chair and Harvard undergraduate ’08