Women, Minorities, Younger Voters Less Likely To Vote In Midterms

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Tomorrow is Election Day. Even with control of the Senate up for grabs, and a number of tight governor's races, both history and current polling indicate that voter turnout is likely to be low.

Key voting blocs in particular — including women, Hispanics, African-Americans and young voters — tend not to turn out in force for the midterms.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science at the University of California, Riverside, about why that is, and who's likely to turn out at the polls tomorrow.


This segment aired on November 3, 2014.


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