Youth, African American, and Hispanic/Latino voters shatter Ga voting records


Early voting has increased all over the United States, in just about every demographic within every state. In Georgia, over 2 million early ballots were cast, which is more than double the number of early ballots cast in 2014.

Every demographic appears to be sending more voters to the polls. Around the U.S. the youth vote appears to have doubled, with 40 percent of people aged 18-25 saying they are definitely voting, compared with less than 17 percent in 2014.

In Georgia, the youth early voter turnout has increased by nearly 500 percent. In 2014, 46,626 people 25 and under voted early and absentee, where as this year 215,293 people 25 and under have voted early or absentee. Young people in Georgia — and across the U.S. — tend to be much more progressive than older voters.

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