Young Voters Turned Out in Historic Numbers, Early Estimates Show
November 26, 2018
According to US News, “young adults motivated by social issues and dissatisfied with the Trump administration turned out in record numbers to vote in the 2018 midterms and backed Democratic candidates by historic margins, initial analysis shows.
Thirty-one percent of voters aged 18 to 29 cast ballots in the 2018 midterm elections, shattering turnout rates from the past quarter century, according to an estimate by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University. This year’s turnout was at least 10 percent higher than for the 2014 midterms, according to the center’s estimates…” (Read full article)