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

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)


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 […]

Study: Liberals ‘more educated’ (or indoctrinated) than conservatives

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A recent Pew Research study indicates that ideological divisions among Americans are growing along educational and generational lines, suggesting that both highly educated individuals and millennials tend to be more liberal, while less educated individuals and those belonging to older generations tend to be more conservative. “More than half of those with postgraduate experience (54%) […]

48% of millennials refuse to identify as Republican or Democrat

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The number of Americans who identify themselves as politically independent (39 percent) is currently at its highest point in more than 75 years of Pew Research polling. This trend is particularly apparent among the millennial generation, 48 percent of whom identified as independent in the latest survey. Millennials are still the most Democratic age cohort, and […]

Poll: 53% of millennial women don’t identify as “feminists”

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Millennial women have been something of a puzzling demographic. To some pollsters, they “lack the maturity to show up and make their voices heard,” as Refinery29 noted about a survey they conducted with women ages 18-to-35 with ABC News. 79 percent say who wins an election will make a difference in their life. That includes 59 […]

Polls: Trump struggles with women, millennials, and Cruz voters


The candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have created some poll shifts, particularly with women, as noted in Tuesday’s HuffPolster. Married women have preferred Republicans in the past. But that may not be the case if it’s a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Seventy percent of married women who are likely to vote […]

Popular #BlackLivesMatter activist polling less than 1% in Baltimore mayor election

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Prominent #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay McKesson is running for mayor of Baltimore and seems to be pretty popular — Beyonce follows him on Twitter and he has been a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. It seems that the only people who don’t like McKesson are Baltimore voters. The Baltimore Sun reported that McKesson is tied […]

Poll: Millennial opinions on country’s biggest problem, who they’d eat dinner with

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The kind of love young people have for Bernie Sanders isn’t just to vote for him at the ballot box. Pollster Frank Luntz asked those ages 18-26 years old, referred to as “the Snapchat generation,” a series of questions. Young voters respect Sanders — and want to have dinner with him. When it comes to whom they want […]

Only 10% of young Democrats support Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

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Hillary Clinton may be campaigning as the candidate of the future, but the youngest generation in New Hampshire are overwhelmingly rejecting the former first lady. A University of Massachusetts Lowell/ 7 News tracking poll found that Clinton’s support among millennials is nearing single-digits. The tracking poll found that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is leading Clinton […]

Iowa: Bernie Sanders surges to 57% lead among young voters

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With less than a week away until the Iowa caucus, the predicted winner seems to change by the day. Some polls have Hillary Clinton in the lead, others Bernie Sanders, and often times their lead is within the margin of error. CBS pointed out Wednesday morning that “Sanders leads in Iowa poll with millennials’ help.” His […]

Poll: Millennials want sex before marriage, disagree with Christian ethics

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Millennials are asking themselves: who needs to get married when you have a Tinder account? A new study by The Barna Group reported on January 14 that millennials are turning away from marriage in droves and instead are supporting having open relationships or sex without commitment. Only 43 percent of Millennials thought it was healthy […]