Update: Young NH Turnout Even Bigger Than We Thought

More than 84,230 18-29 year olds voted in New Hampshire yesterday, a 271% increase from 2004 levels, according to a revised estimate from CIRCLE at the University of Maryland.

Young adults’ turnout rate jumped sharply by 25 percentage points, from 18% in 2004 to 43% yesterday.

Two interesting charts from CIRCLE’s report – answering the question “who did they vote for?” – are below.

CIRCLE also notes, interestingly, that both Senator Clinton and Senator Obama drew strong support from under-30 voters yesterday. Clinton won 15,963 18-29 year old votes, while Obama won 22,906.



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