This is the link between voting in elections and income
Research shows that extra income for children who grew up in households in the bottom 50% of the income distribution were more likely to vote as adults than those that didn't.
Emilia Simeonova holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University and is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau for Economic Research. Between 2011-2012 she was a research fellow at the Center for Health and Well-being at Princeton University. Emilia’s research interests in the economics of health care delivery, patient adherence to therapy and the interaction between physicians and patients, the long-term effects of environmental or socio-economic shocks to children's health and the intergenerational transmission of health and well being. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Swedish Research Council and the Danish Academy of Sciences.