: Young Voters Could Decide the 2020 Election
Young Voters Could Decide the 2020 Election
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With all eyes on the 2020 election, every candidate and campaign wants to know the secret to a victory in November. The answer may be earning the votes of Millennials and Generation Z. These powerhouse generations will make up more than one-third of potential voters in this election, but a history of campaigns devaluing or overlooking these voters means much of that power remains untapped.
Please join Generation Progress for a discussion on the potential for young people to decide the 2020 election and our advice for campaigns, candidates, and political organizations on what they can do from now until the election to better reach, persuade, and turn out this large and increasingly diverse section of the electorate.
Winnie Stachelberg, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Center for American Progress
Dawn Boudwin, Deputy Executive Director of Network Strategy, Alliance for Youth Action
Nicole Hensel, Executive Director, New Era Colorado
Rainesford Stauffer, Freelance Writer and Reporter
Brent J. Cohen, Executive Director, Generation Progress