Voters aged 18-24 made up nearly 10 percent of early voters ahead of the Dec. 6 runoff for the state Senate seat in Georgia. According to the secretary of state’s office, the demographic showed up in numbers higher than millennials and the younger portion of Gen X voters as of last week. Exit polls from the midterms indicate that Gen Z voters preferred Democratic candidates over Republicans, which may help secure the win for Raphael Warnock.
Organizers credit the increase in young voter turnout to a court win allowing early voting.
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