By Hunter Schwarz, CNN’s COVER/LINE
Millennials could be one of the biggest political forces in America today, if they wanted.
Defined by Pew as those born between 1981 to 1996, millennials make up about 22% of the US population, and at some point between November’s midterms and the 2020 election, they’re expected to surpass baby boomers as America’s largest living generation. They’re a massive voting bloc, capable of setting policy priorities and swinging elections.
They’re also grossly underrepresented in American politics.