Polls

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Trump approval rating gets big bounce: It’s thanks to millennials and minorities

Despite wall to wall negative coverage from the press, President Trump’s approval ratings have risen over the last two weeks even among millennials. According to a polling report by Quinnipiac University, Trump’s approval rating has enjoyed a slight bounce from 38 percent on Feb. 22 to 41 percent on Tuesday. Meanwhile, his disapproval rating dropped […]

Shock CBS Poll: Even millennials loved Trump’s speech

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Some of Trump’s fiercest critics have been millennials. Despite their disapproval during the election and during the early days of the administration, even younger voters liked the President’s Joint Address to Congress, according to a new CBS/YouGov poll released on Wednesday. The poll found that 57 percent of young Americans approved of Trump’s speech, lower than […]

Poll: Millennials favor Putin, Russia more than any other generation

A new poll shows that millennials prefer Putin, Russia more than any other generation. Why? (Photo via AP)

While the talk in the news in recent weeks has been on President Donald Trump’s connection to Russia, a new poll shows that millennials favor President Vladimir Putin and his government more than any other generation. The survey released from Public Policy Polling showed that 22 percent of millennials have a favorable view of Putin. Meanwhile, […]

Poll: Trump beats Elizabeth Warren in 2020, even among millennials

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Democrats are having a soul-searching moment, and many believe the Party should move further leftwards. However, new polling suggests that won’t be winning them the White House in 2020. A new Politico/Morning Consult poll released on Wednesday showed that President Trump would easily defeat Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) in a 2020 matchup. According to […]

Poll: Millennials liked Trump’s populist inauguration speech

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The media claimed that President Trump’s inauguration speech was dark, painted pessimistic view on American life, and didn’t single out how he’d help various identity groups. Despite the gloomy narrative created by the press, a new poll suggests millennials really liked it and agreed with his key points. An Economist/YouGov poll released on Thursday found that […]

Poll: Millennials like General Mattis

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Most of Donald Trump’s cabinet picks haven’t been well received by millennials. They have a generally negative opinion about all of them except General James “Mad Dog” Mattis. In an Economist/YouGov poll published on Thursday, Mattis was the only cabinet nominee with more support among millennials than a lack thereof. A plurality of young Americans […]

Poll: Millennials in Massachusetts don’t want Elizabeth Warren reelected

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has become a national figure for progressivism, but in her home state, voters are unsure if she deserves to be re-elected in 2018. A WBUR poll released on Monday found that only 44 percent of Massachusetts voters believed that Warren should be re-elected in 2018. A plurality, 46 percent, said that […]

Poll: Dems are the least politically tolerant people on social media (by far)

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As if it were difficult to convince liberals that they live in an echo chamber, now there are statistics to prove it. In a recent poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonpartisan polling organization, found that Democrats are almost three times as likely to have “blocked, unfriended, or stopped following someone on […]

No Democrats for young men: All leading contenders for 2020 are old AF

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It may be premature, but Democrats have a serious problem on their hands for 2020. They’re a party with young voters, who want new leadership and new ideas, but all of their leading candidates for President are older than 70. Public Policy Polling released a report on Tuesday showing that young Democrats want a presidential […]

Post-election poll: Trump’s popularity with millennials rises

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The media would like you to believe that everyone under 35 is either cowering in fear of a Trump presidency or taking to the streets to protest it. In reality, more millennials support the President-elect than at any other time since he announced his bid for the White House in June 2015. According to a […]

2016 Polling Error: What went wrong?

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President-elect Trump’s victory on Election Day shocked the nation, not only because he had never run for public office before, or because he had faced a series of scandals regarding his treatment of women – but because the most widely respected polls predicted that he would lose to Hillary Clinton. Stats guru Nate Silver issued […]

How third-party voters may have stopped Hillary’s presidency

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, where she conceded her defeat to Republican Donald Trump after the hard-fought presidential election. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Donald Trump defied the polls and shocked the media and the political establishment when he took several states considered “safe” and blue and turned them light red, managing to defeat Hillary Clinton in an unprecedented upset fueled by millennials and third-party voters. Exit polls reveal how this race, which seemed all but certain for Clinton, slipped out of […]

Trump winning the youth vote in a critical swing state

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The youth vote hasn’t always been kind to Republicans, especially Donald Trump — but new polling out of one critical swing state shows that some millennials may break for the billionaire. A Des Moines Register poll released on Saturday showed Trump holding an impressive seven-point lead overall against Hillary Clinton; his lead was so large in fact […]

Rand Paul leads big in new Kentucky poll, thanks to millennial support

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After a heated debate this week between Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and his opponent Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, new polling shows Paul has this race on lock. A poll conducted by Western Kentucky University’s Social Science Research Center shows Paul winning 55 percent of likely voters and Gray winning just 39 percent. Paul is leading Gray […]

Half of millennials have $0 saved for retirement: Social Security won’t save us, either

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Every finance class covers saving for retirement, whether it’s through a company-provided 401k or a personal IRA, however, a recent poll found that a large chunk of millennials aren’t saving for retirement at all and that’s set to become a serious problem if it doesn’t change soon. A GenForward poll, conducted by the Black Youth […]

Major poll: Trump has higher favorables than Clinton for the first time

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Donald Trump can look in the mirror this morning and say, “you like me, you really like me, ” and it actually means something. For the first time, the Republican nominee has higher favorable numbers than Hillary Clinton. The ABC/Washington Post daily tracking poll, released on Monday, showed Clinton on a downward trend with a […]

Trump jumps 13% with millennials in October

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Pollsters agree that the presidential race has tightened significantly over the remaining weeks before Election Day, and that’s in no small part because of Donald Trump’s surge with millennial voters. According to the latest YouGov poll, the Republican nominee has regained ground with the base of young Republicans since the first debate and now stands […]

Poll: Johnson’s millennial supporters admit they’re “likely” to abandon him

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As Election Day draws closer, young voters are beginning to accept their fate and declare their support for Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile, support for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is beginning to flame out. While his campaign has been bolstered by millennials, the new Harvard Institute of Politics poll shows nearly 40 percent of his young supporters are “likely” to […]

“Under Attack”: Millennials are living in fear — and have no faith in Washington

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An overwhelming amount of young Americans are living in fear. In fact, more millennials are fearful about the future of the United States rather than hopeful, according to the Harvard Institute of Politics’ new youth poll. White females were the most likely to be afraid (60%), closely followed by white males (54%), while young blacks and Hispanics were […]

Down by 12% or tied? Which poll is right? Here’s how you can tell

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If there’s one question I’ve received more than any other in this election, it’s, “what’s going on with the polls?” Some say Hillary Clinton is going to win in the biggest landslide since Reagan in 1984; others say she has a slight lead similar to Obama’s in 2012, while a few say that Trump will […]