e Why do the elderly vote in higher proportions than the young? Problem statement The recent political landscape has always targeted the youth more than any other age group especially when it comes to lobbying votes during major election, like the presidential election. This is because of the perceived fact that the youth make the biggest portion of the population in most countries and are the prime vote-holders. Most politicians and political agenda therefore revolver around tapping the votes of the youth into one basket as this is promised to win for the candidates. Most campaign strategies will lean on getting the youth to support the presidential aspirants (Andre 29).