Gerontocracy : Chris Briem in the Pittsburgh City Paper
Posted on Friday, June 10, 2011 at 03:26 pm ET
Thursday, June 9, 2011
"It should be a political truism that Old is as Old Votes. At least in Pittsburgh. If last month's primary elections were similar to the previous municipal-cycle elections, in 2009, the voters that actually cast ballots are likely among the oldest in the nation."
"While Census data suggests Western Pennsylvania's overall population may be getting younger, it's hard to find evidence of it at the polls."
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