Analysis shows surge in Asian, Hispanic voters helped Biden capture Georgia

ATLANTA — A surge in voter participation among younger, more diverse voters helped fuel President-elect Joe Biden’s slim victory in Georgia, according to an analysis by the Democratic firm TargetSmart, as the increase in the share of white turnout lagged behind.The analysis found Asian American turnout nearly doubled when compared to the 2016 election, while Hispanic voter participation soared by 72%. Turnout among black voters increased by about 20% and white turnout grew by 16%.Overall, the proportion of white voters who cast ballots in Georgia decreased for the third consecutive race, down …

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