The 2018 midterm elections saw a substantial increase in the turnout among California’s young people, Latinos and Asian Americans eligible to vote compared to 2014, new data shows.
Young voters increased the size of their share of the overall vote to 7.6 percent, up from 3.8 percent.
The share of all California voters who are Latino grew to 21.2 percent in 2018, about six percentage points more than in 2014.
In 2014, Latinos were 15.4 percent of California’s overall vote.
California’s Asian-American voters’ share of the overall vote was 8.3 percent, matching 2016, but an increase from 7.4 percent in 2014.