democracy http://kvpr.org en Youth Voting Rate Going Up, But Still Lagging http://kvpr.org/post/youth-voting-rate-going-still-lagging <p>The number of young Californians who are registered to vote is going up – but the percentage of youth registered voters still lags well behind the population as a whole.&nbsp;That’s according to a new UC Davis study out Wednesday.</p><p>Author Mindy Romero says there’s been a 25-percent increase in youths registered to vote from 2002 to 2010. “We believe just it’s been a product of national trends as well as trends within California that’s focused on getting out the youth vote.”</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:52:01 +0000 Ben Adler 4975 at http://kvpr.org