Young Adults (age 18-29) represented 11% of all voters in the 2010 midterm elections, according to the National Exit Poll conducted by Edison Mitofsky Research. Young adults were 12% of voters in 2006 and 11% in 2002.
The preliminary Exit Poll estimate of youth share was raised after first official reports in the media last night
Experts to offer youth vote analysis of midterm election results on press conference call briefing, Wed., 10 am ET
Please see CIRCLE’s revised Election Night press release for more details about youth share of voters and today’s press call.