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Young Voters

"The League of Women Voters of South Bend [IN] will conduct a voter registration, but with a twist. It's for students who are taking summer government and economics classes at Adams High School."

“A record number of 95 students at Montville and Boonton High Schools [NJ] received an extra civics lesson this March and June when they registered to vote at their schools.”

“As the education chairwoman of the Elgin Area [IL] League of Women Voters, Bault was invited to the American Association of University Women state convention in April for a workshop about the It’s My Vote: I Will be Heard campaign. Soon after, she connected with Nicki Skogfeldt, the Elgin AAUW contact for the campaign, and the pair launched a tri-county effort to get young woman millennials back into politics.”

“Joan Azzarello and Sydelle Hirsch of the League of Women Voters of the Union area [NJ] visited Union High School in June and registered more than 40 high school students to vote in the general election that will be held Nov.”

“Leading students from Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit [NJ] were recognized. ... Giving the League of Women Voters' Citizenship Award to a high school junior is a treasured tradition in all three League towns...”

“The Ridgefield [CT] League of Women Voters launched its new social media program, Ridgefield Votes... at the Ridgefield High School Post Grad Party for graduating seniors. ... ‘It was a tremendous success,’ said Diana Drew-Fleming of the league. ‘More than 200 seniors participated.’”

“Ask the League of Women Voters to do a guest blog and what do you get? Brace yourself, readers, for a civic engagement pep talk.”

"Local [MA] League of Women Voters chapters registered 1156 high school students to vote during a statewide voter registration drive this spring."

“Marion/Mattapoisett/Rochester League of Women Voters...provided an opportunity June 9 to register to vote for eligible 18-year-old seniors...”

“Lowell has been hailed by researchers from CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) as an ideal location to pilot a lowered voting age to increase voter turnout, create lifelong voters and to increase youth voice in local affairs which directly affect them.”