For months millennial voters have been giving Hillary Clinton heartburn with their overwhelming support of her primary opponent Bernie Sanders. But a new USA Today poll finds that if she can become the Democratic nominee, voters under the age of 35 will flood her way in unprecedented opposition to likely Republican nominee Donald Trump.
The poll found: In a hypothetical Clinton v. Trump contest in November, voters under 35 would choose Clinton by a crushing 52%-19%, a preference that crosses demographic lines.
Among whites, she’d be backed by nearly 2-1, 45%-26%. Among Hispanics, by more than 4-1, 61%-14%. Among Asian Americans, by 5-1, 60%-11%. Among African Americans, by 13-1, 67%-5%.
And the big gender gap she has against Sanders would vanish: Clinton would carry young men and women by almost identical margins of more than 2-1.
Nearly one in four Republicans would defect to the Democrats if the GOP nominated Trump against Clinton. Just 7% of Democrats would defect to the GOP.
To say younger voters hate the Trump agenda is… to put it mildly… a yugeeeeee understatement.