Those born between 1980 and 2000, known as Generation Y or “Millennials,” have the opportunity to alter the course in which this country is headed. Roughly 1 in 4 Millennials have actively participated in past elections. This statistic brings to mind questions we must address, “Why aren’t more young people voting? and “What can we do to engage them?”
I, myself, am a Millennial, and wasn’t registered to vote until just recently. My coworkers at Bravo explained why it’s so important to educate myself on the issues and to use that information to cast an informed vote. I now look forward to participating in the upcoming election.
With the impending gubernatorial election just days away, now is the perfect time to highlight the importance of voting. Voting is especially important in the case of millennials– the largest generation in American history with a population of over 80 million –most of…
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