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Young Voters Helped Biden Beat Trump After Holding Back in Primaries

Noted: Allyson Fergot, a spokeswoman for College Democrats of UW-Madison, said the group held weekly virtual phone-banking events over Zoom in the month before the election to encourage students to vote and answer questions about voter registration

In Dane County, Wis., home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mr. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received nearly 35,000 more votes than the Democratic ticket got four years ago. And in Centre County, Pa., home of Pennsylvania State University, the running mates received 1,800 additional votes over the 2016 count.