“Although America’s voting-age population includes a roughly equal number of millennials and baby-boomers, the 2016 electorate featured 14 million more of the latter.” NYT: Millennials Need to Start Voting Before the Gerontocracy Kills Us All. (Maybe we’d attract more young people to the polls if we called elections something other than midterms…)

+ “Looking at the historical trends, there’s no question that youth voter turnout is consistently low in midterms, but exit poll data from competitive statewide elections in 2017 suggests that 2018 could set a record high for young voter participation.” Five Thirty Eight: Young Voters Might Actually Show Up At The Polls This Year. (Whether they do or don’t will be the deciding factor in the election…)