Where Old and Young People Voted Differently

The 50-plus vote differed from the general population in these three states.

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President-elect Barack Obama won 28 states and Washington, D.C., in the presidential contest. Among voters age 50 and older, Obama and Sen. John McCain carried 25 states each, with D.C. going to Obama, according to AARP, an advocacy organization for those 50 and up. The three states where the majority of older voters went for McCain while the rest of the population didn't: Indiana, Nevada, and North Carolina.

Check out this AARP map of how the 50-plus vote compares with that of the general population. And here's a look at how baby boomers and seniors voted.