The Arizona Youth Identity Project, led by Professor Nilda Flores-Gonzalez of Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, aims to find out what’s driving young voters to the polls.

Using pre-election surveys, pre- and post-election interviews and a photovoice project to gather insights from the 2020 election period, the researchers asked U.S.-born Latino, Native American and white young adults, aged 18 to 29, about the political issues that matter to them most. They also asked participants what motivated them to vote in the 2020 elections and why they voted for either Biden or Trump.

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