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Politics & Government

The youth vote was huge for Democrats in 2018. Will they show up now?

Young voters line up to vote in East Lansing, Michigan.
Katie Raymond
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Michigan Radio
Young voters line up to vote in East Lansing, Michigan.

Voters under the age of 35 are now a bigger chunk of the electorate than the boomers. They’re bigger than Gen X. And their record-setting turnout in 2018 helped push Democrats over the line to victory in critical congressional districts like Michigan’s 8th.

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