The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Born after 1996, the oldest Gen Zers will turn 23 this year. They are racially and ethnically diverse, progressive and pro-government, and more than 20 million will be eligible to vote in November.
Older Americans are more likely than younger adults to feel their health is at risk, while younger people are focused on economic threats.
Older adults tend to account for large shares of both poll workers and voters in general elections in the United States.
Midterm voter turnout reached a modern high in 2018, and Generation Z, Millennials and Generation X accounted for a narrow majority of those voters
Most Democrats say gender, race of 2020 nominee won’t change their enthusiasm.
The 2018 midterm elections significantly boosted the number of Millennials and Generation Xers in the lower chamber.
They tend to be more left-leaning, more progressive in their social and political views, more receptive to immigrants and more favorable toward the European Union. They are also more mixed in their views of traditional center-left parties than older Western Europeans.
Younger Americans are less likely than their elders and partisans are more likely than independents to have positive views of past congressional candidate pools in their districts.
Younger generations make up a majority of the electorate, but may not be a majority of voters this November
Generation X and younger generations make up a majority of the U.S. electorate. But if past U.S. midterm election turnout patterns hold true, these younger Americans are unlikely to cast the majority of votes this November.