In recent years, Republican politics have become increasingly divided between young and old. In the 2020 election, the young failures of the Republican Party incited a call for the party to change their policies in order to adapt to a younger voter base. This call came to a head in a recent piece in the National Review, which argued that the Republican Party must commit to a meaningful and sincere effort to listen to young conservatives, with an intention to adapt their platform and messaging going forward. It’s clear that many younger conservatives are feeling very frustrated with the direction of the party, and the agenda of the older party faithful. The problem is, many Republican politicians have failed to truly recognize the values and concerns of young conservatives and, as a result, many young people are turning away from the party. This lack of representation has nuanced ramifications. For many younger voters, the party’s lack of ability to make space for their specific stances has helped to contribute to a general feeling of disconnect. It’s very difficult for these young people to stay engaged in the Republican Party if they feel they are not being accurately represented by the party or its elected officials. Regardless of what strategies the Republican Party ultimately decides to implement in order to include young conservatives in their ideologies, there’s no doubt that this effort is essential. Young voters are the future of the party, and it’s essential for the Republican Party to make sure that their stances and policies are inclusive of this growing group of voters. It’s clear that the Republican Party needs to start embracing the youthful enthusiasm of its younger voter base. The GOP has traditionally been a party for the older population, but, it must recognize the importance of today’s young voters. Enacting specific strategies to make sure young conservatives feel represented is absolutely essential, and could help the party attract a much larger voting base. Overall, it is essential for the Republican Party to make space for young conservatives or risk alienating them even more. While this may be a daunting prospect for the Republican Party, in the long run, revamping their policies and messaging to make space for their younger constituents is essential to stay relevant in the future.