With midterm elections nearing, a new poll determined that Democratic women are the most motivated out of all voting groups to vote in November. The POLITICO/Morning Consult poll showed that while 64 percent of Americans are “very motivated” to vote, 71 percent of Democratic women are the most motivated.
According to POLITICO, the poll “shows Democrats with a 5-point lead on the generic congressional ballot, 43 percent to 38 percent,” which is down from the 10-point lead from last week.
The poll, which was conducted September 13-16, showed that Republicans (69 percent) and Democrats (67 percent) alike are “energized” to vote in the Donald Trump’s first mid term elections.
Experts are hoping that the group “most motivated” to vote above all others will “form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections,” POLITICO reported.
A few other statistics from the poll include:
- White voters (66 percent) are more energized than African Americans (58 percent) or Hispanics (52 percent).
- Younger voters are less enthusiastic.
- 81 percent of seniors ages 65 and older are very enthusiastic.