Countless Elections Are Decided By Black Voters. Many More Are Decided By Black NON-Voters.
When comparing midterm to presidential election cycles, Black voters “drop off” at a rate of 2 to 8 percentage points greater than white voters. This drop off is more than the margin of victory in numerous congressional races and state elections.
BLACK MIDTERM VOTER PROJECT
During midterms, Black voters ”drop off” at a rate of 2–8 pp greater than white voters. What are we doing about this? Learn from such innovators as All Americans Vote, Analyst Institute, HIT Strategies, NAACP, PushBlack, and Voter Formation Project.
December 5, 2022
Black Turnout: The Marginalized Represent
The Margin of Victory
Bolster Black Organizers
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