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Guest commentary: 3 myths of Wisconsin's young voters

7:41 PM, Sep. 5, 2013
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Since the passage of the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18, the voting patterns of young people have been among the most perplexing in American politics. Nowhere is that more true than Wisconsin where our status as a perpetual battleground state has revived long-standing myths about our younger voters. It's important to deconstruct a few of them:

? Myth No. 1: Wisconsin's young people don't participate in elections

While most age groups in the U.S. saw a drop in voter participation in 2012 compared to four years earlier, the decline was most prominent ...

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