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Voter Turnout Increases by 5 Million in 2008 Presidential Election, U.S. Census Bureau Reports Data Show Significant Increases Among Hispanic, Black and Young Voters

July 20, 2009 - The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 5 million more people reported voting in the 2008 national election than in the 2004 national election. Black youth showed the greatest increase, "Blacks had the highest turnout rate among 18- to 24-year-old voters — 55 percent, an 8 percent increase from 2004."

Download the information on the Census Bureau website, and learn how you can become more civicly engaged with Black Youth Vote.

Resource Links

Alliance for Children and Families: Civic Engagement

A. Philip Randolph Institute

Black Leadership Forum

The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Center for Social Justice at Georgetown University

Civic Engagement and Service-Learning

Civic Engagement Research Group at Mills College

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

Democratic National Committee

Drum Major Institute

Green Party

Industry Ears

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Libertarian Party

MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National CARES

National Congress of Black Women

National Council of Negro Women

National Urban League

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

The Praxis Project

Republican National Committee

Skinner Leadership Institute

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

TransAfrica Forum

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