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THE DEMOCRATIC ELECTORATE IS OLDER, MORE MODERATE AND LESS EDUCATED THAN YOU THINK

Harry Enten | April 9, 2019

Listening to Joe Biden, you might come away with the sense that he is out of touch with the Democratic Party's electorate, which many believe is younger, further left and better educated than it used to be. Indeed, the party's voters may be all of these things. 

But, as HuffPost's Kevin Robillard wrote, the former vice president seems to be making a bet that there are still plenty of older, more moderate and less educated Democrats who can help him win the nomination. 

That might not be a bad bet.

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What Happened Next Tuesday

A New Way to Understand Election Results

A three-part series on MRP & the 2018 Election

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HOW THE TRUMP ERA IS MOLDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF VOTERS

Recent data — and interviews with a dozen teens on the front lines of politics — show a decided leftward lean.

Emily Badger & Claire Cain Miller | April 1, 2019

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LIBRARY LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO BOOST DATA SCIENCE EXPERTISE, SERVICES AT UC BERKELEY

Virgie Hoban | April 25, 2019

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DEMOCRATS CAN AND SHOULD EXPAND THE MAP TO GEORGIA AND ARIZONA IN 2020

While still putting the Midwest first 

Ruy Teixeira & John Halpin | March 1, 2019 

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Trump's alienation of younger voters is a generational gamble for GOP

Ronald Brownstein | December 4, 2018

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A WEEK LATER IT'S CLEAR THE MIDTERMS DID PRODUCE A BLUE WAVE – HERE ARE THE THREE MAIN FACTORS THAT DROVE THE DEMOCRATS' TRIUMPH

John Harwood | November 13, 2018

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The 2018 electorate was older, whiter, and better educated than in 2016

Democrats hit some of their GOTV targets but missed others.

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FOUR WAYS THE MIDTERM RESULTS CHALLENGED CONVENTIONAL WISDOM

THE BIG IDEA: There’s a trivial debate about whether this week’s results constitute a “blue wave.

James Hohmann with Joanie Greve | November 9, 2018

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TO BEAT TRUMP IN 2020, DEMOCRATS MUST BUILD A WALL

Steve Rosenthal | January 21, 2019

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Here’s How Different Groups Really Voted in 2018

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THE DEMOGRAPHIC SURGES THAT SPURRED 2018′S HEAVY TURNOUT

Philip Bump | November 13, 2018

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WHY THE 2018 MIDTERMS MAY HAVE BEEN BLUER THAN YOU THINK

The wave looks like it was real, even in places where the candidates didn’t win.

Andrew Gelman | November 12, 2018

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33 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE VOTED IN THE MIDTERMS, WITH A SURGE OF YOUNGER VOTERS

Aaron Kessler & Annie Grayer | November 6, 2018

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THE EARLY VOTE SUGGESTS MINORITY TURNOUT WILL BE HIGH IN 2018, BUT SO WILL TURNOUT AMONG WHITES

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