“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."
Why Voting Matters
An analysis of California’s youth vote by the California Civic Engagement Project concluded that strong youth electoral participation is critical to achieving a robust and fully representative democracy. However, since the passage of the 26th amendment in 1971, California youth registration rates have consistently fallen far below those of the general population. (CCEP Policy Brief Issue 2, October 2012).