Mobilizing The Youth Vote In 2020

Interview with Beth Ruyak,
Capital Public Radio,
February 12, 2020

How are young people looking at the 2020 primaries and the general election? What motivates young voters to cast a vote?

These are the questions organizations all over the country are asking in doing outreach, specifically to young voters. Their focus is also on pre-registering young people to vote, as long as they will be 18 by Nov. 3. What strategies and tactics are these organizations using? Are they different in California?


  • California Voter Foundation Founder & President Kim Alexander
  • Associated Students Inc. at Sacramento State Civic Engagement Coordinator Savannah Mendoza
  • Associated Students Inc. at Sacramento State Board of Directors Director of Social Services & Interdisciplinary Studies Samantha Elizalde

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