The 2009 News21 team from the University of Maryland explored the interesection of race, youth and politics.National Journal

More and more Americans identify as multiracial, according to census figures, and that also colors their impressions of politics.

(RELATED NEXT AMERICA STORY: More in U.S. Identify as Mixed Race)

A large 2009 multi-university journalism project that looked at America's changing demographics remains relevant heading into the November elections. The summer-long investigation called "The New Voters" that explored young, mixed race and Latino voters remains relevant heading into the November elections.  

In a video player honored for its innovative approach to filtering responses, Americans of various ethnicities and races replied to questions about race and politics. 

Disclosure: The Next America's editor, Jody Brannon, directed News21, which explored ways America is changing, from 2008 through 2011.

This article is part of our Next America: Communities project, which is supported by a grant from Emerson Collective.

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