Map of the day (the kids are alright)

Electoral college map of K-12 students as surveyed by Scholastic.  Of course, as you probably know, young Americans are way less white than Americans as a whole.  That’s surely a good part of this.  Interestingly, these surveys have been quite accurate over history, only missing in a couple close elections.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

2 Responses to Map of the day (the kids are alright)

  1. Mika says:

    That is one aesthetically pleasing map. I don’t know why but it just caught my eye when I had a first glimpse of it. Lots of kids vote others in those polls.

  2. R. Jenrette says:

    Kids in general have much more exposure to the “different” folk in schools than they ever will do in adulthood. Kids also have a sense of fairness and injustice until that is deadened by the demands of needing/wanting money.
    That is why public schools and universal national service are so important. We won’t be a nation without them.

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