Monday, September 10, 2012

Interesting Electoral Data from INSEE

INSEE has published data on participation in the 2012 presidential election. The young and the old were most likely not to vote, either because they were not registered (in the case of the young) or abstained (in the case of the old). Since older voters were expected to be a core group in Sarkozy's base, this high abstention rate is surely one factor in his defeat:

(h/t Laurent Bouvet)

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