Support for Democrats Declining Among Millennials

Support for Democrats Declining Among Millennials

Support for Democrats among millennials overall has dropped ten points since the 2016 election, although very little of that has yet translated to support for Republicans - on th etop line, anyyway.

About two-thirds of those polled indicated they don't like Republican President Donald Trump, the outlet said. And they increasingly say the Republican Party is a better steward of the economy.

Although almost two of three young voters polled said they do not like Republican President Donald Trump, according to Reuters, their distaste for him does not necessarily extend to all Republicans or translate directly into votes for Democratic congressional candidates.

The publication also spoke to Ashley Reed, a 28-year-old "white single mother of three in New Hampshire".

Democrats are looking to achieve a net gain of 23 seats to capture control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November's crucial midterm congressional elections.

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The Reuters-Ipsos poll surveyed 16,000 millennial voters online in the first three months of this year.

Meanwhile, at a campaign event at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, Mindi Messmer, one of eight Democrats running in the primary election, touted her work as an environmental crusader. But students in the crowd also raised many other issues, notably the local economy.

While two years has not been enough to sway this new generation toward the Republican party, many seem to be growing disenfranchised with liberal efforts to recruit them.

Senate Democratic Leader Andrew Stewart-Cousins and other Democrats said Tuesday it's embarrassing that NY ranked 41st among states in voter turnout for the 2016 general election. But if Democrats had hoped to lasso millennial energy to a House majority, they may need a Plan B if Reuters' data proves correct. "Instead of having real conversations with them, we settled for TV ads", she said.

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