Young voters’ enthusiasm for Democrats waned during midterms


              FILE - A voter moves to cast her ballot at an electronic counting machine at a polling site in the Brooklyn Museum, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Young voters who have been critical to Democratic successes in recent elections showed signs that their enthusiasm may be waning in November’s midterms. That's a potential warning sign for a party that will need their strong backing heading into 2024. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
            
              FILE - Voters wait in line at a polling place at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas, on election night Nov. 8, 2022. Midterm voters under 30 went 53% for Democrats compared to 41% for Republicans nationwide. That was down from such voters supporting President Joe Biden over his predecessor, Donald Trump, by a 61% to 36% in 2020, according to AP VoteCast, a sweeping national survey of voters in November’s election. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
            
              FILE - People line up to vote on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022, at Petersen Residence Hall on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, Iowa. Midterm voters under 30 went 53% for Democrats compared to 41% for Republicans nationwide. That was down from such voters supporting President Joe Biden over his predecessor, Donald Trump, by a 61% to 36% in 2020, according to AP VoteCast, a sweeping national survey of voters in November’s election. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP, File)
Young voters’ enthusiasm for Democrats waned during midterms