State of Democra-Z

Minnesota is among the top states for young voter participation. In the 2024 election, there will be around 800,000 eligible voters between the ages of 18 and 29 in Minnesota. That includes Gen-Z and the youngest millennial voters.

In State of Democra-Z, we’re turning to a group of young voters who are paying close attention to politics to ask them about the top issues surrounding this years election.

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State of Democra-Z: Minnesota college students say the economy matters to Gen Z, too
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State of Democra-Z: the Wednesday after Super Tuesday
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