first time voters

College
The paradox of what holds as one of our greatest civil liberties and its ability to make me feel so small and voiceless is a feeling that I cannot shake.
Politics
They make up one-third of eligible voters.
Chicago
Were you under the age of 18 last election season? Me too! But don't worry -- you're in good hands. Below is a checklist of all the things first-time voters like you (and I) need to know before hitting the polls.
Women
Remember when Lena Dunham appeared in a 2012 Obama campaign video encouraging young women who had recently reached voting
Post 50
On Tuesday, Gladys Miller proved to the world that you can never be too old to be a first-time voter. According to the Boston
Black Voices
Recently, we asked our community members to share their stories as first time voters. We got some incredible responses and
Black Voices
Recently, we asked our community members to share their stories as first time voters. We got some incredible responses and
Black Voices
According to a report by Project Vote approximately two-thirds of first-time voters casted their ballot for Obama leading
Black Voices
Rosie Lewis's life has seen 24 presidential elections and this one is the first that she's choosing to be a part of. Miss
Black Voices
I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a bright and sunny day, reminiscent of the early days of spring. It was actually late fall in Houston, November, to be exact. I was 18, a high school senior, and ready to take on the world.
Politics
A Romney presidency, as outlined in the Republican platform and in campaign speeches, promises to reject the fundamental beliefs of the generations that represent the future of our nation and our world.
Politics
I had planned to dissect Obama's debate performance today, and highlight the best parts of it, but then I noticed the speech Obama gave this morning, in which he hit the same points even harder.
Books
In the upcoming election, 21.2 million young people will be voting for the first time. My research finds that most of them will vote, will be an influential and progressive bloc, and may prove to provide the margin of victory for President Obama and other Democratic candidates.
Politics
In 2008, an estimated two-thirds of first-time voters supported Barack Obama, causing some analysts to peg 18 to 21-year
Politics
Obama didn't win in 2008 by swerving to the middle. Instead of fighting for the ever-dwindling number of swing voters, Obama fought to win over the much larger number of voters who had turned their backs on the process.
Politics
We held up our purple tickets to prove that we all deserved a place on the other side of the gates, and watched with envy as anyone who made it through ran in with joy.
Politics
It's the immigrants who really know the fragility of liberty; how it can be won and lost, and won and lost again. For them freedom is not a parade. It's a flower in a storm.
Politics
The first time I could finally vote, I spent twenty minutes in the voting booth, agonizing over every question, double-checking to make sure I turned in my first ballot exactly the way I wanted it.