Graphic: Why Democrats may be too dependent on youth vote

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A recent analysis by Rasmussen suggests that Democrats facing a challenge this fall may need to lean harder on young voters to turn out, which according to recent midterm election trends, is not likely to happen. The commentary points out that the group, which has a record of strong support for Democrats, has a relatively poor record of voting in midterms, as shown here:

First: A look at how Obama was reliant on the group for his win in 2012:

And now, how that Democratic support does not play out as well in midterms:

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