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[29 May 2011 | No Comment | 4,304 views]
Poll shows shift in elderly voting allegiance

FAYETTEVILLE—According to one study, it appears that elderly American voters are shifting  their allegiance from the Democratic Party.
According to a press release from the University of Arkansas, the first Blair-Rockefeller Poll Topic Report shows that elderly Americans are changing their voting habits. U of A political scientist Todd Shields examined the poll results and found evidence of the “substantial obstacles that the Democratic Party and President Obama, in particular, face among those Americans 65 years and older.”
“Overall, the results of this survey indicate that the traditional base of support among …