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Young voters turned up to the polls for midterms

According to data from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts, 27% of Americans aged 18-29 turned out to vote. That’s the second-highest rate in three decades. The majority of those young people voted for Democrats, delivering critical wins for a party that had braced itself for big losses.

Rachel Janfaza, a journalist covering Gen Z and its politics who reported on this for Teen Vogue, joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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