Poll: Angry with economy, youth vote to jump 50% 1. 76% of the youth age, 18-29 plan to vote this year, up from 51% in 2008. 2. 51% declared their entertainment budget has been cut; 49% skipped a vacation 26% had to change living arrangement like taking in roommates or going back home. 3. 84% said the economy has made them change life altering life events like marriage or buying a home, 4. 76% said the failure of the economy to produce jobs is shrinking the middle class. Poll: Angry with economy, youth vote to jump 50% | WashingtonExaminer.com This is an important base that put Obama over the top in 2008. Does this mean hes in trouble?