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ABC News

Issues, not candidates, are motivating young voters

Abby Kiesa of CIRCLE, is quoted about why young voters are likely to be motivated by issues and less by a specific candidate. CIRCLE analysis of Edison Research National Election Pool exit poll on what issues influenced youth voters in the 2022 midterms is also referenced.
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The Boston Globe

Massachusetts should move local elections to even-numbered years

Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of CIRCLE, and Peter Levine, Tisch College associate dean, co-author this opinion piece outlining the benefits of aligning local and federal elections to even-numbered years, which include fostering higher and more diverse voter turnout.