Young Millennials are Nearly Twice as Likely to Support Clinton

However, teens (12-17 year olds) are more closely divided between the candidates.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Washington, DC- The Ipsos/Teen Vogue poll of 12-24 years olds was released today.

Some of the key findings indicated:

  • While young millennials (18-24 year olds) are decidedly more likely to support Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump (43% to 23% respectively), teens (12-17 year olds) are more closely divided (42% Clinton to 29% Trump).
  • The #1 problem facing the U.S. for teens is the risk of terrorism or terrorist attacks.
  • Young millennials and teens both deeply distrust the establishment with 7 in 10 millennials and 8 in 10 teens agreeing “traditional parties and politicians don’t care about people like me”.

The topline results are available for download on the right side of this page.

These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted October 21-27, 2016. For the survey, a sample of 1,050 adults age 18-24 and 255 teens age 12-17 years old from the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii was interviewed online in English. The poll has a credibility interval of ± 3.1 percentage points for all respondents and a credibility interval adjusted for design effect of the following (n=1,050, DEFF=1.5, adjusted Confidence Interval=4.6). The poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 3.4 percentage points for adults, and plus or minus 7.0 percentage points for teens. Post-hoc weights were made to the population characteristics on gender, age, region, race/ethnicity and income.For more information about Ipsos online polling methodology, please go here:

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Chris Jackson
Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs

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Young Millennials are Nearly Twice as Likely to Support Clinton

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Chris Jackson
Vice President, US
Ipsos Public Affairs