Other Swing Voter

In 2022, the Center for Antiracist Research, GenForward at the University of Chicago, and Black Voters Matter collaborated on a research project to explore how young people—and young people of color in particular—are thinking about our political system, voting, and power.

Check out our resources and materials below to learn more about the “Other Swing Voter,” and how they can make or break elections.

  • Watch a recording of the webinar we held on November 2nd to learn more about our key findings and what they mean for the midterms. Our panelists also talk about how to ensure that our political system is working for young people of color.
  • Check out our fact sheet outlining findings from GenForward’s quarterly survey with an oversampling of young adults of color.
  • Read our Op-ed in The Emancipator, by Advocacy Office interns Lina Saleh and Adaeze Okorie.