For almost four decades, young voters ages 18 to 29 have turned out for midterm elections at roughly half the rate of older Americans.
Meteor Blade at Daily Kos reports that this November was no better, despite last-minute appeals from both parties.
The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University put this year’s youth voter turnout at about 20.4 percent — 2.4 percent percent lower than in the last midterm in 2006.
Find more voting stats on our disgustingly apathetic generation at Daily Kos.
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