Addressing youth absenteeism in European elections

Addressing youth absenteeism in European elections
A new report, jointly published today by the League of Young Voters and International IDEA, reveals the reasons behind the very high rates of young people not voting in European elections and lays bare the mutual distrust between political parties and young people. According to the report, absenteeism is related to socio-economic factors, a strong disconnect between political parties and young voters, and political parties not taking into account new ways to communicate with younger audiences.

Read more: http://www.youthforum.org/assets/2014/02/YFJ-LYV_StudyOnYouthAbsenteeism_WEB.pdf