This Is How The 2016 Election Would End If Millennials Were The Only Voters

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If young people were the only ones voting in the Democratic Primary then Bernie Sanders would win by a landslide but why? Let’s take a look at voter impressions by region and on the issues below.

How It Generally Breaks Down By School And Region

The Southern schools polled generally were more likely to be pro-Clinton while the West Coast and the Midwest leaned towards Sanders. Of the Northeastern school polled, it leaned slightly towards Clinton. Here’s a sample of colleges from across the country.

The South

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The Midwest

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The West Coast

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The Northeast

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Here’s How Young Voters Felt About The Election And Candidates In More Detail

There are some surprises here. Nearly half of Sanders voters refuse to vote for Clinton in the general which isn’t terribly surprising given the Bernie or Bust movement. What’s very surprising is that Clinton voters feel the exact same way despite not having a hashtag for it. Data all via Whatsgoodly polling.

1. Nearly Half Of Sanders Voters Won’t Vote Clinton

“If Sanders doesn’t win the nomination what will you do?” 

(3,813 Overall Votes)

  • 53% – Vote for Clinton (2,040 votes)
  • 27% – Vote for Trump (because F it) (1,021 votes)
  • 11% – Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (421 votes)
  • 9% – Not vote and also leave the country forever (331 votes)

Male – 2,150 Total Votes

  • Vote for Clinton (968 votes)
  • Vote for Trump (because F it) (744 votes)
  • Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (265 votes)
  • Not vote and also leave the country forever (173 votes)

Female – 1,663 Total Votes

  • Vote for Clinton (1,072 votes)
  • Vote for Trump (because F it) (277 votes)
  • Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (156 votes)
  • Not vote and also leave the country forever (158 votes)

2. Nearly Half Of Clinton Voters Won’t Vote For Sanders

If Clinton doesn’t win the nomination what will you do?

(4,450 Overall Votes)

  • 54% – Vote for Sanders (2,420 votes)
  • 27% – Vote for Trump (because F it) (1,152 votes)
  • 10% – Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (475 votes)
  • 9% – Not vote and also leave the country forever (403 votes)

Male – 2,575 Total Votes

  • Vote for Sanders (1,264 votes)
  • Vote for Trump (because F it) (835 votes)
  • Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (288 votes)
  • Not vote and also leave the country forever (188 votes)

Female – 1,875 Total Votes

  • Vote for Sanders (1,156 votes)
  • Vote for Trump (because F it) (317 votes)
  • Vote for a third party (“go ahead, throw your vote away”) (187 votes)
  • Not vote and also leave the country forever (215 votes)

3. Clinton Voters Less Concerned About Her Being A Woman And More Focused On Experience

“If you’re pro-Clinton what appeals to you most about her?”

(2,526 Overall Votes)

  • 13% – Her career focus on women’s issues (332 votes)
  • 37% – Her experience as a Senator and Secretary of State (932 votes)
  • 22% – She’s the best candidate to defeat the GOP (564 votes)
  • 28% – The idea that she’s the candidate that can actually get stuff done (698 votes)

Male – 1,393 Total Votes

  • Her career focus on women’s issues (143 votes)
  • Her experience as a Senator and Secretary of State (525 votes)
  • She’s the best candidate to defeat the GOP (330 votes)
  • The idea that she’s the candidate that can actually get stuff done (395 votes)

Female – 1,133 Total Votes

  • Her career focus on women’s issues (189 votes)
  • Her experience as a Senator and Secretary of State (407 votes)
  • She’s the best candidate to defeat the GOP (234 votes)
  • The idea that she’s the candidate that can actually get stuff done (303 votes)

4. Democrats Aren’t Pleased With The Candidates This Year 

“Democratic voters, do you like this year’s Presidential choices overall?”

(6,301 Overall Votes)

  • 7% – Yes, they’re great (423 votes)
  • 21% – They’re okay (1,331 votes)
  • 27% – They’re pretty weak (1,713 votes)
  • 45% – Worst in my lifetime (2,834 votes)

Male – 4,474 Total Votes

  • Yes, they’re great (309 votes)
  • They’re okay (878 votes)
  • They’re pretty weak (1,228 votes)
  • Worst in my lifetime (2,059 votes)

Female – 1,827 Total Votes

  • Yes, they’re great (114 votes)
  • They’re okay (453 votes)
  • They’re pretty weak (485 votes)
  • Worst in my lifetime (775 votes)

5. Sanders Voters Love His Independence More Than Anything Else

“If you’re pro-Sanders what appeals to you most about him?”

(2,980 Overall Votes)

  • 16% – Universal public college (481 votes)
  • 11% – Single-payer healthcare (315 votes)
  • 15% – His plan to bring jobs back to the states correctly (454 votes)
  • 58% – The impression (fact?) that he can’t be bought (698 votes)

Male – 1,801 Total Votes

  • Universal public college (259 votes)
  • Single-payer healthcare (203 votes)
  • His plan to bring jobs back to the states correctly (234 votes)
  • The impression (fact?) that he can’t be bought (1,105 votes)

Female – 1,179 Total Votes

  • Universal public college (222 votes)
  • Single-payer healthcare (112 votes)
  • His plan to bring jobs back to the states correctly (220 votes)
  • The impression (fact?) that he can’t be bought (625 votes)

6. Even Clinton Voters Trust Sanders The Most

“Democratic voters, who do you trust to try and do what they say?”

(5,314 Overall Votes)

  • 40% – Sanders (2,107 votes)
  • 17% – Clinton (941 votes)
  • 13% – Trump  (665 votes)
  • 30% – I’m not a Democrat (1,601 votes)

Male – 3,123 Total Votes

  • Sanders (1,244 votes)
  • Clinton (411 votes)
  • Trump  (528 votes)
  • I’m not a Democrat (940 votes)

Female – 2,191 Total Votes

  • Sanders (863 votes)
  • Clinton (530 votes)
  • Trump  (137 votes)
  • I’m not a Democrat (661 votes) TC mark

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