Last week’s British election illustrated one of the most remarkable developments in recent elections: the propensity of younger generations not only to vote but also to vote overwhelming for older socialist leaders advocating left-wing economic policies last fashionable during the 1970s. This cleavage between younger and older voters seems to have replaced social class, which has been a long-standing cleavage in British politics. One key factor is the substantial division between young and old voters over cultural values. Here’s what the data show us. There’s a growing age gap in U.K. and U.S. voting In the U.K., the Conservative Party has done better among older voters than younger voters for decades. But the age gap has expanded recently — first in the… Next »
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