Engaging young voters with enhanced election information

I wrote Democratic Audit’s new report (7 March 2013), with Patrick Dunleavy, on the weaknesses of online election information in the UK. We argued this particularly affects the participation of young voters in elections as this highly mobile group is cut off from traditional forms of election information.

18 Things Teenagers Can Do BEFORE They Are Allowed To Vote In Elections

My list-based commentary article for Buzzfeed (8 February 2014) on the many rights and responsibilities young people acquire before the right to vote. It would be circular logic to suggest having some rights at 16 means the right to vote must come in at 16 too, but it is certainly very, very odd that something as risk-free as casting a vote has a higher age restriction than some of these.