By Julia Johnson | Washington Examiner
Asked about the administration’s “disconnect” between its accomplishments and translating them into enthusiasm among black Americans and higher voter turnout, Harris told the New York Times‘s Astead W. Herndon, “Why don’t you talk to me after 2024?”
In recent years, Democrats have seen support among minority groups, including black Americans, decline. Between 2020 and 2023, President Joe Biden’s share of non-white voters who planned to vote for him dropped from over 70% to 53%, per data from various New York Times/Siena College national polls.
This trend was also reflected in the midterm elections, in which black voter turnout dropped 10 points. In the Washington Post’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s turnout survey, black voter turnout fell from 51.7% in 2018 to 42% in 2022.
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