The age gap in politics that barely existed a decade ago

In the 2000 race for president, Democrat Al Gore did slightly worse with voters under 30 (48%) than he did with voters 65 and older (51%), according to exit polls. In 2004, Democrat John Kerry did seven points better with younger voters (54%) than older voters (47%). In 2008, Obama did 21 points better, winning 66% of voters under 30 but only 45% of voters 65 and older….

Via Gilbert @ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.