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Factlet of the Day: Youth Turnout in New York Wasn't Much Different Than in 2008

For the record, here's the Democratic turnout in New York in 2008 and 2016: Total Turnout 18-29 Turnout 2008 1.82 million 273 thousand 2016 1.81 million 322 thousand The turnout rate among all residents aged 18-29 was up from 9.8 percent to 11.5 percent. That's a nice increase, but as I recall, Obama didn't spend a whole lot of time in New York in 2008. When you take that into account, it's hard to see much evidence here of a massive surge in youth interest caused by the Bernie Sanders campaign.
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