Local News Matters: Bay Area’s young voters are registering at lower rates. Organizers are combating this ahead of 2024 election

Sep 1, 2023 | In the News, Updates

THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION produced some of the highest turnout of young voters and voters of color. Alex Lalama was among them.

San Francisco State University student at the time, Lalama was one of many students becoming more politically involved, which Lalama attributes to the “era of Trumpism.” In fact, according to the Berkeley Institute for Young Americans, even though little is known about many of the factors influencing youth voter turnout, disapproval for Donald Trump was one that significantly correlated to voter turnout for people ages 18 to 39.

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