Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election

Authors: Daniel Cox Robert Jones

October 4, 2012

A joint effort between the Berkley Center and the Public Religion Research Institute, the timely survey explores how 18-25 year-olds view values, politics, and the 2012 election. The survey provides new insights about the values and religious beliefs that animate young adults, and how these factors impact their voting preferences and views on a range of topics including affirmative action, economic policy, and social issues. It offers clues about what young people think about the presidential candidates and the campaign. The Millennial Values and Voter Engagement Survey was made possible by a generous grant from the Ford Foundation.

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