Poll: High enthusiasm about voting in U.S. heading into 2020

Roughly two in three Americans (64%) say they are “more enthusiastic” about voting compared with previous elections, while 28% are “less enthusiastic” and 6% say they currently have the same level of enthusiasm as they have in the past. Americans’ self-reported enthusiasm is among the highest Gallup has measured across presidential election years, similar to the levels recorded near the end of the 2004, 2008 and 2012 elections. Enthusiasm was more subdued in 2000 and 2016…

On average, 52% of Americans have reported being more enthusiastic about voting when asked six months or more ahead of a presidential election, with 54% being more enthused between one and five months before an election. Reports of greater enthusiasm are highest less than one month before an election, at 61% on average.

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