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Tyee Poll: What’s the Best Way to Increase Youth Voter Engagement?

With each Canadian election – whether federal, provincial or municipal – the number of eligible voters aged 18-30 that show up to cast a ballot has steadily declined.

Evidence shows that voting - and abstention - is habit forming. Low youth voter turnout today provides a worrisome possible preview of future democratic participation rates.

All respondents

35 & older


Under 35