The Youth Vote

Ep. 3 Voting in America: Voting Eligible Nonvoters

Episode Summary

On today's episode, we address the elephant in the room: why some people choose not to vote. We examine the problems with the "vote or don't complain" mentality, and learn how a few community organizers work to energize voters through public outreach and education. We also discuss some of the unique ways college students are disenfranchised.

Episode Notes

Today's guests include:

Alex Boutros, Organizing Manager with Chicago Votes.

Jen Dean, Deputy Director with Chicago Votes.

D. M., new voter in Kansas City, Missouri.

Bridget Junker, new voter in Muncie, Indiana.