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Elena Moore, photographed for NPR, 11 March 2020, in Washington DC.
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Elena Moore

Reporter, Washington Desk

Elena Moore is a political reporter covering the 2024 election for the Washington Desk. She focuses her reporting on new voters and youth politics.

Moore previously produced the NPR Politics Podcast. During the 2020 election cycle, she did both reporting and production as a researcher for the Washington Desk.

Before coming to NPR, Moore worked at NBC News. She is a former Paul Miller Reporting Fellow at the National Press Foundation and a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Moore is originally and proudly from Brooklyn, New York.

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Monday

People arrive before Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at the "People's Convention" of Turning Point Action Saturday, June 15, 2024 in Detroit. Carlos Osorio/Detroit hide caption

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Does Trump have the rizz?

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Sunday

People arrive before Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at the "People's Convention" of Turning Point Action Saturday in Detroit. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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It's easy to believe young voters could back Trump at young conservative conference

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Thursday

Will the generational divide on support for Israel impact the presidential election?

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Wednesday

Thousands of young conservatives unite over Trump at People's Convention in Michigan

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Thursday

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks in front of President Donald Trump during a campaign rally, Feb. 28, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Supporters listen as President Biden speaks during a Black Voters for Biden campaign event at Girard College, Wednesday, May 29, in Philadelphia. Biden won Black voters under 45 with around 80% in 2020. In a recent University of Chicago poll, that support is more of a question in 2024. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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After backing him in 2020, a new poll shows some young voters are Biden's to lose

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Friday

Signage is displayed outside of a vote center on Election Day during the Nevada 2024 presidential primary election in Las Vegas on Feb. 6. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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It's not just young voters. New citizens will head to the polls this year, too

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Wednesday

A decoration depicting a cow holding a piece of cheese labelled with the word "Wisconsin," pictured Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, in Green Bay, Wis. Mike Roemer/AP hide caption

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Wisconsin: Swing Voters, Swing Counties, Swing State

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Tuesday

Located less than an hour outside Madison, Wis., Columbia County has both city commuters and people in more rural, small towns. Portage, with a population of around 10,000, is the largest town in the county. Jeongyoon Han/NPR hide caption

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One voted Biden. One picked Trump. It's a tale of two counties in pivotal Wisconsin

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Tuesday

"I Voted" stickers are set out at a polling place in Newtown, Pa., Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Saturday

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., spoke with students as a surrogate for the Biden-Harris reelection campaign at college campuses across Wisconsin, a state that had the highest youth turnout in the country in the 2022 midterms. Jeongyoon Han/NPR hide caption

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Six months out from the election, Wisconsin students weigh voting for Biden

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Friday

Biden is facing skepticism among Wisconsin's college student voters

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Friday

The latest on student debt relief — and how young voters are feeling about it

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Monday

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Joe Biden, left, embraces Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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President Biden stands with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on April 3, 2024. Four years ago, Sanders endorsed Biden, and the former rivals worked together to craft policy proposals that bridged Democratic divides. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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4 years ago, Sanders and Biden united Democrats. Biden needs young progressives again

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Thursday

Bernie Sanders helped Biden get young voters in 2020. What will happen this election?

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Tuesday

Supporters cheer as former President Donald Trump speaks at the Waco Regional Airport last spring in Waco, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Young conservatives have grown up in Trump's Republican Party. Now, it's time to vote

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Monday

In this file photo, President Biden poses for a photo with the Students Demand Action group after speaking at the National Safer Communities Summit at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Conn., June 16, 2023. Young voters could be key to Biden's reelection prospects as he campaigns for a second term. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Tuesday

Young voters show up in North Carolina

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Sunday

Trump and Haley hold competing rallies in North Carolina ahead of Super Tuesday

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