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2020 could be one of the most consequential and unusual elections in American history. And now the time has come to cast a ballot, but how? And when? Boise State Public Radio is here to bring you the latest news and information you need to cast your vote in Idaho.

Civil Rights And Political Division Driving Two University Of Idaho Teen Students To The Polls

Esther David (L) and Joseph Tibesar

In the past, young eligible citizens have had a low voter turnout, but the 2020 election may be different. 


A recent Harvard Kennedy School poll of 18 to 29 year olds found a high proportion of respondents said they will ‘definitely be voting.’ The results suggest this age group could see a higher turnout than has been reported in decades. 

We hear from Esther David, 19 and Joseph Tibesar, 18, two University of Idaho students, on why they’re casting a ballot for the first time. 


If you’re a new voter, we’d love to hear your story. Click here on how to get it to us.


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