This article, published in January, is proving to be very helpful to members of the media and political professionals
While demographic changes unfold slowly, it’s already clear that the 2020 electorate will be unique in several ways:
- Nonwhites will account for a third of eligible voters – their largest share ever – driven by long-term increases among certain groups, especially Hispanics.
- At the same time, one-in-ten eligible voters will be members of Generation Z, the Americans who will be between the ages 18 and 23 next yea
- That will occur as Millennials and all other older generations account for a smaller share of eligible voters than they did in 2016.