Young voters are blaming older generations for the Brexit result



LONDON — The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum, and figures suggest that certain generations may have played a key role in the outcome.

A YouGov survey showing an age breakdown of voting has prompted many young people to blame the Brexit vote on older generations. 

The figures — published after polls closed on Thursday night — suggest that 75% of 18-24 year olds voted to remain in the EU, while 53% of 50-64 year olds and 59% of people over 65 voted to leave.

The survey has prompted an outpouring of disappointment on social media among younger voters… Read more…

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