Poll: Clinton Leads Trump by 36 Points Among Millennials
The latest poll by the Harvard Institute of Politics has revealed that Hillary Clinton is better received by millennials than Donald Trump.
Clinton secured 61 percent of the millennial vote to Trump’s 25 percent.
“Millennials care deeply about their futures and in this election cycle they are laser-focused on issues like access to educational opportunity, women’s equality and the economy,” said Harvard Institute of Politics Director Maggie Williams in a statement.
The Hill reports:
Pollsters found that Clinton boasts significant leads with both young men and women, with female millennials especially liking the former first lady.
Fifty-seven percent of millennial women support Clinton, with 15 percent backing Trump instead. Forty-seven percent of millennial men back Clinton, contrasted with 29 percent who prefer Trump.
Clinton has a slight edge over Trump among white millennials, 38 to 32 percent.
The former secretary of State also boasts significant popularity with African American and Hispanic millennials.
Clinton leads Trump, 76 to 5 percent, among young African-Americans, and 71 to 9 percent among Hispanic youths.
Pollsters added that 14 percent remain undecided heading toward a general election matchup in November.
The poll of 3,183 18- to 29-year-olds, conducted from March 18 to April 3, has a 2.4 point margin of error.
Clinton leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination by just over 3 points nationwide.
Trump, meanwhile, has a 12-point edge over his closest rival, Ted Cruz, nationwide in the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.
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