older voters

The Takeaway: Romney Takes New Hampshire; Online Tools Estimate Life Expectancy

Posted on 01/11/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayOlder voters propelled Mitt Romney to victory in the New Hampshire Republican primary. A new website provides interactive tools for assessing likelihood to die. And ‘virtual villages’ are helping older adults who need a little assistance around the home or with completing routine errands.

Older voters in New Hampshire close ranks behind Romney

Posted on 01/11/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin TodayPowered by older voters, Mitt Romney won an unmistakable nod of approval from New Hampshire in the GOP presidential sweepstakes. In a state with a history of primary surprises, the former Massachusetts governor breathed a sigh of relief when the votes were counted. He won 40 percent, comfortably higher than his 31.5 percent showing in 2008 when he was runner-up to John McCain. Fifty-six percent of GOP primary voters were over 50 years old, and 4 in 10 of those …

News To Know: 50+ Voters Deliver, As Usual

Posted on 11/10/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeAnalysis of the 2008 Presidential Election shows that despite the attention paid to the youngest voters, it was 50+ voters who delivered the election to President-Elect Obama.