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New poll: 48% of millennials are #NeverHillary

Yet another poll shows that the Obama coalition is broken and young people are not moving to Hillary Clinton. A Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday showed Clinton barely leading Donald Trump, 42 percent to 40 percent. If you add Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, the former first lady drops […]

Poll: Americans trust Trump more on terrorism — and prefer him to attend their BBQ

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Donald Trump is down but not out. Two new polls confirm that the billionaire is trailing Hillary Clinton in the general election, but winning support for his perceived strength on jobs, the economy, and the age-old question of whom voters would rather share a beer with. A CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday showed that the Republican frontrunner […]

Poll: Only 36% of Virginia millennials would vote for Hillary, 61% would give Obama 3rd term

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Hillary Clinton is no Barack Obama. In all likelihood, she will be unable to unite the coalition that got him elected in 2008 and 2012 because millennials across the country are rejecting her while still embracing him. Public Policy Polling reported Thursday that 61 percent of millennial voters in Virginia would re-elect President Obama to a third term […]

Pennsylvania Poll: 3rd Party candidates score 23% of millennials (helping Trump?)

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The Republican and Democratic primaries have settled, but millions of millennials, especially those who supported Bernie Sanders, aren’t ready to support either party. A new report by Public Policy Polling released on Wednesday in the important swing state of Pennsylvania showed that 33 percent of millennial voters plan to vote for a third party candidate or […]

In Connecticut, Trump within 5% of Clinton (thanks to 3rd party candidates)

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Democrats might have thought that Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign and off-the-cuff comments would give Hillary Clinton the keys to the White House, but polls are showing voters are willing to go third party  — even in blue states. In a four-way race among Trump, Clinton, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein […]

Poll: 65% of Democrat millennials want Bernie to run 3rd party

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A majority of Bernie Sanders supporters aren’t willing to give up their dreams of a democratic socialist revolution — they want the Vermont Senator to run as an independent for the White House. The YouGov/Economist poll released Monday showed 52 percent of Sanders supporters want him to abandon the Democratic party and run as an […]

Poll: 1-in-5 millennial Sanders voters will support Trump over Clinton, 57% are #NeverHillary

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Despite the Democratic primary coming to a close, millennials supporting Bernie Sanders aren’t ready to throw in the towel and support Hillary Clinton. A minority of Gen-Y Sanders supporters plan to vote for Clinton in the fall, and nearly one-in-five will support Trump instead, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released on Monday. Only 43 percent of […]

Poll confirms the death of ‘Hope and Change’: Millennials say neither candidate will fulfill promises

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Millennials have had it with promises of “hope and change.” Now, when politicians promise them things they more or less believe they’ll “try and fail” or “won’t try at all.” According to a poll released by Quinnipiac University on Thursday, a majority of millennials do not believe that Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will keep their […]

Poll: Most young people feel ‘helpless’ about 2016 election

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Voters are interested in the 2016 presidential election, but they’re far from happy about it. Fifty five percent are helpless, according to an AP/NORC poll. The number is even more pronounced when it comes to young people as two-thirds feeling helpless. The most common emotional response about the election was frustration, with 70 percent of respondents saying it […]

Poll: Only 50% of Sanders voters say they’ll back Hillary over Trump

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Despite what all the establishment talking heads and wishful thinkers have been saying, the rift in the Democratic Party is real and growing. The Economist/YouGov poll released on Tuesday showed that only 50 percent of Sanders supporters were willing to vote for the former First Lady, a five point decline from a poll taken earlier this […]

YouGov poll confirms millennial bump for Trump (and a third-party candidate)

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A new Economist/YouGov poll confirms the trend we picked up on this week: Donald Trump has caught up to Hillary Clinton in the polls, thanks in large part to millennial voters. A head-to-head poll from ABC News showed a 36 percent swing with millennial voters. Trump trailed in March by 39 percent, but now only […]

#Facepalm: Millennials rate environment more important than education, terrorism, and foreign policy

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Millennials have inherited a huge mess from Baby Boomers: broken borders, massive trade deficits, deindustrialization, huge national debt, global terrorism — but according to a new poll all of that takes a backseat to the environment. The Economist/YouGov poll released on Tuesday showed that Gen Y voters named the environment the second most important issue this election, […]

N.C. Poll: Clinton’s lead with millennials cut by 14% (in less than a month)

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May has become Hillary Clinton’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month, and new polling out of North Carolina has shown it’s only getting worse as millennials are abandoning the former First Lady. Public Policy Polling reported that in less than a month, Clinton’s lead among millennials in North Carolina slipped 14 percent in a head-to-head matchup […]

Poll: Trump gaining millennial support, closing gap with Clinton

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The “Trump Train” is headed straight for the general election and picking up supporters along the way, including more millennial voters. According to a Fox News poll released Wednesday afternoon the billionaire has significantly closed the gap with Clinton among Gen Y voters, and is now leading among Gen-Xers by double digits. In a head-to-head matchup, […]

Poll: Arizona millennials favor Trump over Clinton

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After months of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump swearing that people love him, millennials in Arizona are starting to like him… more than they like Hillary Clinton at least. Public Policy Polling reported on Tuesday that the billionaire’s favorability ratings among millennials are higher than the former First Lady’s. According to the poll, 31 percent […]

Millennials open to the idea of slavery reparations: Thank academia?

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Decades of promoting white guilt, the phantom menace of institutional racism, and the lies of privilege have finally paid off. Millennials are the first generation in which a majority either support slavery reparations or are unsure of whether reparations should be paid. The Exclusive Point Taken-Marist Poll released Wednesday showed 49 percent of Generation Y was opposed to reparations […]

POLL: 45% of Bernie voters say they’re #NeverHillary, 15% will vote for Trump

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Bernie Sanders supporters may be “feeling the Bern” for their own candidate, but nearly half are planning to give Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton the cold shoulder in November. A YouGov poll released on Wednesday showed that 45 percent of Democrats who preferred Sanders in the primary, do not plan on voting for Clinton in the general. […]

America’s most popular politicians? GOP governors in blue states

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During this time of upheaval in politics when trust for the establishment is at an all-time low, two Republican governors in blue states are enjoying record high approval ratings. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) have favorable ratings with a supermajority of their state’s voters according to polls by Suffolk University/Boston Globe and […]

Poll: Nickelback is more popular than Donald Trump (so is the DMV, hipsters, and more)

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Donald Trump has received a plethora of insults hurled at him. He’s been called a racist, sexist, and misogynist — but being told that he’s less popular than Nickelback has to be the worst. Public Policy Polling reported on Tuesday that the presumed Republican nominee is polling less favorably than the Canadian rock band, known […]

Poll shows 6% backing third-party candidates: Enough for an upset?

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There’s good news and bad news for both the #NeverHillary and #NeverTrump camps. The bad news is that there’s really not enough of them to start a strong third party capable of winning the White House. The good news is that their efforts to derail the mainstream candidates makes this election a very close race between Donald […]