The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS -

● 35 percent of the vote in the 2016 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion was cast by baby boomers aged 52 to 71 years; they cast 48.1 mil­lion votes.

● 26 percent of the elec­tion votes were cast by Gen­er­a­tion X mem­bers aged 36-51 years; they cast 35.7 mil­lion votes.

● 25 percent of the 2016 votes was cast by mil­len­ni­als aged 18-35 years; they cast 34 mil­lion votes.

● 14 percent of the votes was cast by the “Great­est Gen­er­a­tion,” aged 72 years and up; they cast 19.8 mil­lion votes.

Source: A Pew Re­search Cen­ter anal­y­sis of the 2016 Cur­rent Pop­u­la­tion Sur­vey Novem­ber 2016, re­leased Mon­day.

● Ner­vous laugh­ter, cu­ri­ous asides to jharper@wash­ing­ton­times.com

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