Could Marijuana Initiatives Swing the Youth Vote in Future Elections?

A new wave of high-profile ballot measures – along with the demographic groups they resonate with most – seem to crop up every few election cycles. Conservatives long relied on heavy turnout from evangelicals when abortion, same-sex marriage and similar hot-button issues appeared on ballots.

But now, in states introducing marijuana legalization measures, another powerful voting bloc has emerged: young people. [cont.]

Mike Maciag, Governing