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Voters fill out their ballots at the Hamilton County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Cincinnati. (John Minchillo/AP)
Voters fill out their ballots at the Hamilton County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Cincinnati. (John Minchillo/AP)
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As we head into election day, and every election day, we hear it over and over again: Young people vote at lower levels than other age groups. That's despite the fact that those under 30 are now the largest potential voting bloc in the country.

But if the numbers from a Tufts University poll are right, young people could  vote at historic numbers in Tuesday's midterm election. The poll found that of youth aged 18 to 24, some 34 percent say they're extremely likely to vote, a level that rivals their participation in the 2016 presidential election.

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Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tufts University's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). She tweets @CIRCLE_KKG.

This segment aired on November 5, 2018.

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