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More young Texans are registering to vote. Will they actually turn out?

Voter registration activity at Texas high schools spiked ahead of the 2018 general elections, when young and Hispanic voters turned out in record numbers for a midterm.

Students Jasmine Barrera, left, Louis Lor, and Liana Smoot register to vote with Pamela Orr at McCallum High School in Austin on Jan. 31, 2020.

Hispanic youth vote grows

Complying with the law

Filling the gaps

McCallum High School librarian Jain Thompson, MSIS, visits classrooms to find eligible students who have not registered to vote, in Austin on Jan. 31, 2020.

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