Reports and Research

Annual Reports

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2019 Annual Report

There’s no such thing as an “off-year” when building political power for young people. 2019 was a year full of winning issue advocacy, powerful electoral engagement, and getting ready for the biggest election year of our lifetimes.

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2018 Annual Report

We must build our collective power not only during election cycles, but year-round. In 2018, we grew our campaigns and movements, built strong organizations, and won power for young people every single day.

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2016 Annual Report

In 2016, we were still the “Bus Federation” but our mission was the same. We organized our generation because this nation must move forward, and our democracy must survive and thrive. This is why we vote. This is why we build. This is why we fight.

The Alliance for Youth Action did not release an annual report in 2017


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Poll: Progressive Young Voters in Battleground States

Survey in Battleground States | Monthly Tracking Poll June — Post-Election 2020

These are the results from a monthly polling series the Alliance conducted of young progressive voters, aged 18-39, in battleground states ahead of and immediately following the 2020 General Election. Our poll surveys how young voters view Vice President Biden, their concerns during the Coronavirus, campaign contact rates, and more. See the topline results here.

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Poll: Young People are Issues-First Voters

National Survey | January 2020

According to our poll with HIT Strategies of registered and non-registered voters, ages 17-35, young voters are very likely to vote in their state’s presidential primary, but have yet to be wooed by any single Democratic presidential candidate — making young voters the key swing vote in this primary contest.

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Poll: Young Voters Prioritize Bold Policy Change Over Defeating Donald Trump in 2020

National Survey | May 2019

Results from a recent TargetSmart/Civiqs poll of 1,912 Democratic primary voters aged 18-34 in all fifty states and the District of Columbia show that young voters are highly engaged in the political process and enthusiastic about the Democratic presidential primaries. The survey, conducted from May 16-22, 2019 is the largest of its kind focused exclusively on the attitudes and perspectives of likely Democratic millennial and generation Z voters heading into the 2020 primary election. See the full memo here.