Hillary Clinton Holds Large Lead Over Donald Trump Among Millennial Voters


Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a large lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump among millennial voters, according to a new USA Today/Rock the Vote poll.

Clinton is favored by 56 percent of voters under the age of 35, while Trump is backed by only 20 percent, according to the survey of millennials.

In a four-way matchup including Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Clinton gets 50 percent of the vote from those under 35 and Trump receives only 18 percent. Johnson is favored by 11 percent and Stein by 4 percent. Another 18 percent say they won’t vote or don’t know whom they will vote for.

According to the survey, half of those under 35 say they identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party.

Only 20 percent of the respondents say they identify with or lean toward the Republican Party. Another 17 percent identify as independents and 12 percent identify with another party or don’t know.

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SOURCE: The Hill, Rebecca Savransky