Youth voter turnout was higher in midterms. But hardly ‘historic’ for youth vote

November 19, 2018

Khalil Bryant holds a clipboard as he encourages students to pledge to vote on Election Day.

By Staff

Brendan Stec, 22, who has voted in past elections, decided to sit out the 2018 midterms. The Drexel University senior said he wasn’t motivated to vote, and, besides, he had other things on his plate — such as  trying to find a job after college.

“I feel disconnected to the widening polarity of the political world in America,” said Stec, an engineering and business major. “I didn’t have a real reason to feel like I wanted to be a part of that. I have other priorities.”

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