(NEWSER) – Democrats got some polling news today that might be even scarier than yesterday's approval numbers. Only 23% of voters age 18 to 29 say they "definitely" plan to vote in the 2014 midterms, according to a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll spotted by the Christian Science Monitor. Not only does that demographic lean left, but young Democrats are particularly disengaged, with just 22% locked in to voting, compared to 32% of young Republicans. The reason: Overpowering cynicism. "Trust in every institution we tested is down," the poll's director says.

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