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The media needs to show patience on election night, writes Amherst's Austin Sarat.

Why the news media shouldn't declare a winner on election night

Sarat is associate provost, associate dean of the faculty and a professor of jurisprudence and political science at Amherst College.

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Many non-college people in their late teens and early 20s are employed — but they also experience higher rates of joblessness. And they are far less likely to be politically engaged than their enrolled peers.

There's still time to engage the 16 million young voters who aren't in college

Stern is the youth civic education and engagement coordinator in Texas for the Children's Defense Fund, which advocates to improve the health, welfare and education of young people.

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"Mail-in ballots, while safer, take more time to transport and tally than traditional in-person voting," writes Ready.

Elections end when all the ballots are counted, not on election night

Ready is the democracy program director at the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, the network of state organizations that use research, grassroots organizing and direct advocacy to advance the public interest.

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A new, unifying form of news can help fix a broken democracy

Coan is a depolarization strategist who volunteers for Braver Angels, which encourages people to befriend and understand those with differing political opinions.

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