Less than half of young Americans voted in the last presidential election


40% of eligible voters in the US did not vote in the 2016 election. Young Americans in particular often do not exercise their right to vote – less than half of eligible under-30s voted in the last election.<br><br><a href="https://ourworldindata.org/usa-electoral-turnout" target="_blank"><img src="https://ourworldindata.org/app/uploads/2020/11/voter-turnout-rate-by-age-1-768×542.png"/></a>