Nine Young People on the Ballot in the Midterm Election

Illustration by Desmond Meagley

Capping off a year of youth-led activism, it’s no surprise that in these midterms, young candidates are stirring up elections in some of the top races to watch in 2018.

Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, or Libertarian, the message from these nine candidates — some as young as 19, none older than 26 — is: after that 18th birthday, there’s no such thing as too young to run.

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