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Heading into the 2018 midterms, sentiments are shifting as certain demographics are invigorated by the day's news. What appears to be poised for a decisive upswing, though, is the college student voting rate.

In 2014, only 18% of college students voted in the midterms. College Reaction's latest findings suggest that we will see marked uptick in the rate of college students at the ballot box.

Attached here is the full report.

Below are some of the study's key findings:

•    49.54% of college students report they will “definitely” vote in the 2018 midterms (compared to 18% turnout in 2014)

•    77.16% report they are registered to vote

•    57.01% of Democrats reported they will “definitely” vote in the 2018 midterms

•    40.53% of student Republicans reported they will “definitely” vote in the 2018 midterms

•    28.10% of students report they would most likely vote for Joe Biden for President

•    27.15% of students report they would most likely vote for Bernie Sanders for President

•    48.83% of students identify as Democrat, 24.19% as Independent and 21.27% as Republican 



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