Millennials Are Now The Largest Generation. How Will They Influence The Presidential Election?
Millennials could be the new big factor in the election. They have overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest generation and more of them are taking an interest in politics. They tend to identify more with Democrat ideals and helped to elect President Obama so, what will their impact be this time? We hear from experts first but then from two young millennials. What are they thinking? How might they vote?
Dr. Susan Roberts– Associate professor of political science at Davidson College
Dr. Michael Bitzer– Provost, professor of political science, Catawba College
Alec Tyson– Senior Researcher at Pew Research Center
Gloria Nlewedim – Senior at Davidson College and a Clinton supporter
Blake Brewer– Senior at Catawba College and a Trump supporter
NBC News: Clinton Takes on Her Challenge with Millennial Voters
Washington Post: Clinton is losing some millennial voters to third-party contenders