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Veterans & Generational Change

Survey Details: Conducted Sep, 2011 | File Release Date: 27 Nov 12

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    The Generation Gap and the 2012 Election

    In the last four national elections, generational differences have mattered more than they have in decades. According to the exit polls, younger people have voted substantially more Democratic than other age groups in each election since 2004, while older voters have cast more ballots for Republican candidates in each election since 2006.

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    War and Sacrifice in the Post-9/11 Era

    As the U.S. marks the 10th anniversary of the longest period of sustained warfare in its history, the vast majority of veterans of the post-9/11 era are proud of their military service and say it has helped them mature as human beings.

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