Voter Turnout and Demographics
This program was part of Washington Journal’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
Thom File and Philip Bump talked about demographics and voter turnout in congressional and presidential elections since 1978. Viewers were also asked to respond to the question, “Do you vote? Why or why not?” Telephone lines were divided by age demographics.
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Philip Bump Staff Writer New York
Thom File Sociologist U.S. Census Bureau->Education and Social Stratification Branch
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