By now, the lack of turnout by young voters has come to be expected. But, just for the heck of it, I looked at the numbers, and can prove just how dismal voter turnout is for 18-to 24-year-olds. Prepare to be sad.
Turnout for Tuesday’s Illinois primary stood at a meager 15 percent as of mid afternoon.
Chicago Election Board Chairman Langdon Neal says late campaigning seems to have spark interest enough so he think the turnout may be over 50 percent of the eligible voters.