A new poll reveals that young voters “who say they definitely plan to vote in the midterm elections next week want to see Congress in Republican hands, a shift from where they stood in the last midterm cycle four years ago.” The Wall Street Journal,
A Harvard Institute of Politics survey released Wednesday shows that of 18-to-29 year olds who say they will “definitely” vote in the midterms on Tuesday, 51% want to see a GOP-controlled congress, versus 47% who want to see the Democrats in charge. Among all of those surveyed — whether they planned to “definitely” vote or not — Democrats still held an edge, 50% to 43%…
Young voters have been a boon to Democrats in past races. An Institute of Politics poll taken before the midterm elections in 2010 showed that 55% of young likely voters wanted Democrats in command of congress, compared to 43% who preferred Republicans.
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