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American Voters

As those of you who read our monthly newsletter with regularity know, we frequently rely upon statistics from Cheryl Nelson of “Demographics Now” to clarify data from the United States Bureau of the Census. Although we disagree with her on the precise age definitions of “generations”, we do value her insight on Census data. Ms. Nelson expects 71 percent of citizens of the so-called Baby Boom generation to cast votes in the 2016 federal election, over one-third of overall voters. These older voters (age 50 to 70) tend to be greater participants than other age groups, particularly the younger Millennials in their 20s and 30s. They are the children of […]

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