People gather in Black Lives Matter Plaza to celebrate president-elect Joe Biden’s win over President Donald Trump on Nov. 7 in Washington, D.C. A new Harvard poll shows the youngest voting-age Americans are more politically active and optimistic about the future than four years ago.

People gather in Black Lives Matter Plaza to celebrate president-elect Joe Biden’s win over Pres. Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Washington. His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)