• In 2018, the youth vote turned out, and voted for Democrats, in droves

    11 days ago - By Think Progress

    It's a perennial concern among Democrats: The youth vote, will it come through? And will this cohort reveal themselves as liberal-minded as political folklore often suggests?
    Well, in the 2018 midterms, anyway, the answer to both questions turned out to be a resounding yes - and this single factor may have saved the Democratic Party's “blue wave” bacon.
    As the Center For Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement reported on the day after the midterm elections , voters between the ages of 18 and 29 turned out in their highest number of the past quarter century, with exit...
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