Monday, November 13, 2006

National: Independent voters exercise political muscle

From Kansas City Star: Tuned-in turnout
...Indies go Democrat
Democrats won independents 57 percent to 39 percent, particularly in the East at 63 percent, Midwest, 56 percent, and the West, 58 percent.
...so do the young
Thirteen percent of those voting were under 30, and more than half chose Democrats. It’s the largest young voter turnout since 1982, though still just 24 percent of young people registered to vote....

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