Politics of Aging

Older Voters and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

By Lisa Rill and Larry Polivka (2018) Abstract In the 2008 presidential election, the majority of older persons failed to vote for the winner, which was only the second time in the past ten presidential elections. This trend continued in the 2012 election. In Robert Binstock’s studies of the 2008 presidential election and the 2010 […]