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Minnesota saw big boost in young voter turnout in 2018


Minnesota teens and 20-somethings headed to the polls in droves in 2018, with 43.7 percent of eligible voters under the age of 30 in the state casting ballots, according to a recent report.

The Minnesota rate was 12 percentage points above the estimated national average for young voter participation, the study by the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University found. Minnesota's young voter turnout ranked the highest of the 17 states analyzed in the report.


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