Get Ready, America. Generation Z Is Heading To The Polls.
...Or at least to their mailbox. Whether voting by mail or in person, roughly 24 million members of Generation Z will have the chance to cast a ballot this November, introducing the nation to the newest and youngest generation of voters.
On this episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer is joined by two Gen Z voters, one Republican and one Democrat, to discuss the issues informing the voting choices of Americans in their late teens and early 20’s. Also, a look at a massive effort to register voters on one Iowa campus.
- Michael Mitchell, senior at Waukee High School, high school membership director for College and Young Democrats of Iowa
- Garrett Arbuckle, sophomore at Morningside College
- Jocelyn Roof, University of Iowa student and founder of Hawk the Vote