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Why some Gen Z voters are planning to leave a line on their ballots blank this year

By Mark Brodie
Published: Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 11:59am

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2020 was a record-setting election for youth turnout. But a survey from the Kennedy School at Harvard finds 18- to 29-year-olds seem less likely to vote this November than they did four years ago. And Fortesa Latifi wanted to find out why.

Latifi is a features reporter at Teen Vogue and spoke with several younger voters. She joined The Show to talk more about what she learned. It appeared that the question for some Gen Z voters — and generally those who lean left — isn't how they are going to vote, but if they are going to vote.

Fortesa Latifi
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