Policy & Politics

The Driving Forces behind Democratic Voting in America: A Demographic View

There are certain groups that the United States Democratic Party knows to be their “base” group, consisting of their most reliable voters, who will vote for a Democrat above any other candidate in any given political race. We wanted to put this “fact” to the test and find out not only whether it was true, but also what the largest indicator of Democratic voting might be, and whether there were any more indicators that we don’t know of as of yet.

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Tufts and the 2016 Presidential Election

Young people from the ages of 18-29 have a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the 2016 presidential elections and have shown much better turnout rates during the primaries in general. To gauge the political climate at Tufts in the midst of the current presidential primaries, the Daily and the Tufts Independent Data Journal (Enigma) sent out a survey to the student body.

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