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Youth more likely to talk politics than older generations, Samara survey suggests

By Palak Mangat      

A new report on youth political engagement in Canada suggests, based on several measures, younger voters may be more engaged than their older cohorts.

In the 2015 federal election, turnout for those between 18 and 24 reached unprecedented numbers at 57.1 per cent, a jump from 38.8 per cent in 2011.  Photo by Edwin Andrade on Unsplash

There are hopeful signs that more young people will hit the polls this fall after an unprecedented turnout among youth voters in the last election, says one researcher. 

Palak Mangat

Palak Mangat is an online reporter with The Hill Times.
- pmangat@hilltimes.com


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