America ’s youngest adults are about to step into their political power. | elenabs via The Associated Press
By RISHIKA DUGYALA
One-in-10 eligible voters this year are part of Generation Z, which means America ’s youngest adults are about to step into their political power.
While young people usually vote at lower rates than older generations and are more distrustful of political institutions, there’s a lot at stake this year. A tumultuous presidential cycle, an unprecedented global pandemic, a mass reckoning over racism — not to mention a nomination fight that could shape the Supreme Court for generations.
If you’re Gen Z and will be at least 18 years old on Election Day, we want to know how 2020 has shaped your views about voting, politics and America ’s policy priorities.
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