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Conservative minus Labour vote share among younger and older enerations, and the gap between them

For most of the post-war period, the gap between how young people and older generations voted stayed relatively constant, averaging just over 18 percentage points and rarely rising above 25. Yet in 2017, this gap was 71 points – nearly five times higher than in 2010 and 50 percentage points larger than the average gap of other elections since the Second World War.

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