Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
This may be the last presidential election dominated by Boomers and prior generations
#1
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/201...um=twitter


Quote:For the past few decades, presidential elections have been dominated by voters of the Baby Boom and previous generations, who are estimated to have cast a majority of the votes. But their election reign may end this November, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of census data.

[Image: FT_16.08.26_votingGenerationsVotesCast-1.png]

Baby Boomers and prior generations have cast the vast majority of votes in every presidential election since 1980, data from the Census Bureau’s November Current Population Survey voting supplement show. In 2012, Boomers and previous generations accounted for 56% of those who said they voted. And these generations dominated earlier elections to an even greater degree.... 



http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/201...um=twitter
Reply
#2
(08-29-2016, 01:05 PM)X_4AD_84 Wrote: I think we have reached the cross over point. Especially when one factors in GI, Silents and Boomers who are incapacitated by the ravages of time. Whereas, Millennials are now in the 11 - 35 age range. A "yuge" generation. Just the ones between 18 and 35 are a large number.

How about doing a study on when this crossover occurred for previous turnings?  The necessary data is at Howe's site.
Reply
#3
Keep in mind that the generational theory places the break points a bit differently than does the popular press.  In the original generations book, boomers start in birth year 1941 and end in birth year 1960, and X outnumbers boomers and have for a while now.
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Presidential "Skipping" of Silents/Gen X jleagans 32 1,595 09-01-2019, 01:09 AM
Last Post: Hintergrund
Lightbulb The MSM Notices that Generations Matter David Horn 6 1,090 10-15-2018, 09:17 AM
Last Post: pbrower2a
  Grey Champions and the Election of 2016 Kinser79 165 62,873 02-22-2017, 10:05 AM
Last Post: SomeGuy
  Generations and presidential campaigns Dan '82 10 4,736 11-14-2016, 02:44 PM
Last Post: Eric the Green
  Article: The Ghosts of ’68 Haunt the Election of 2016 Odin 34 11,495 07-18-2016, 06:04 PM
Last Post: Anthony '58
  Millennials match Baby Boomers as largest generation in U.S. electorate Dan '82 2 2,085 05-25-2016, 04:53 PM
Last Post: Bronco80

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)