Millennials are more involved with politics than any other generation of young people. However, if you are not yet involved it can seem intimidating. Whether you are a young republican, democrat or independent there are plenty of ways for you to get involved with the election or just plain old politics in general.
1. Find an Organization
This is one of the easiest ways to get involved especially if you go to college. College Democrats, College Republicans, Students for Liberty, Turning Point USA are just a few different organizations to look into. If your campus does not have a club or organization, you are interested do not be scared to contact the organization and ask how you can bring it to your campus.
2. Go to Political Committee meetings.
This is a great way to learn about your local politicians and meet more politically involved people in your area. A simple Google search for your local party can help find out the time and place of these meetings.
3. Work on a campaign.
Research your local candidates then call them and offer to volunteer. Nine times out of ten the campaign will be delighted for your help. While working with the campaign you will gain experience, make friends and meet the voters.
4. Keep Yourself Informed.
Stay up to date on current events and different topics on your party’s platforms. Read the paper, watch multiple news stations, research topics independently and don’t be scared to debate others.
5. Get involved with Social Media.
There are plenty of different ways to reach others with your political opinions on social media. You can find plenty of like-minded individuals that you will connect with and learn from. You may even become a popular voice in politics from your posts.
At the end of the day, there are plenty of ways to get involved with politics and expand your knowledge on various subjects.