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Stunningly,

only 8% of eligible youth aged 18-24 voted in the 2014 general election. Only 52% of eligible youth were even registered to vote, more than 20 points below any other age group. We can improve these numbers.

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Important Dates

September

(National Voter Registration Month)

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — Presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY
  • Sept. 27, 2016 — National Voter Registration day
  • Sept. 29, 2016 — Voter Information Guide Mailing Period begins

October

  • Oct. 4, 2016 — Vice Presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, VA
  • Oct. 9, 2016 — Presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, MO
  • Oct. 10, 2016 — Vote-By-Mail Ballot Mailing Period begins
  • Oct. 19, 2016 — Presidential debate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Oct. 24, 2016 — Last day to register to vote

November

  • Nov. 1, 2016 — Last day to request vote-by-mail ballots
  • Nov. 8, 2016 — Election Day! Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm. Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 8, or turned in at a polling place by 8:00pm.

2017 January

  • Jan. 6, 2017 — Electoral votes formally counted before a joint session of Congress; President of the Senate formally announces the electoral result
  • Jan. 20, 2017 — Inauguration of the new President and Vice President in Washington, D.C. at noon
 

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