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Youth Voter Participation
Involving Today's Young in Tomorrow's Democracy

Edited by Bengt Säve-Söderbergh
Foreword by Patricio Aylwin Azocar
December 1999
International IDEA
ISBN: 91-89098-31-5
103 Pages, Illustrated
$35.00 Paper Original

This book documents the scope of low youth voter turnout internationally, explores the causes of low youth voter turnout, identifies possible solutions of low youth voter turnout, and suggests innovative ideas and practical programs to raise young people's interest and participation in the electoral process. "The initiative of International IDEA to produce this report on a matter of such significance to the future of democracies-namely, youth voter participation-is worthy of the heartiest congratulations." -Patricio Aylwin Azocar, Former President of Chile

Political Science