The Politics of the New Middle America

By E.J. Dionne, American Prospect - February 16, 2011

Among the poll findings that bombarded us after the 2010 elections, three are of overwhelming importance. First, the age composition of the electorate changed radically. In 2008, 18 percent of voters were under 30 and 16 percent were over 65. In 2010, only 12 percent were under 30, while 21 percent were over 65. Not surprisingly, 2010's older electorate was also more conservative.

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