Is Bernie Sanders Leading with Young Democrats?


Various Democrats have come forth and announced their candidacy in the 2020 presidential election.

However, a poll from the Harvard University’s Institute of Politics affirms that Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading with young Democrats.

Reviewing Findings from the Poll

The survey states that 31% of 18-29-year-old voters are supportive of Sanders in the primary elections.

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This is interesting for a series of reasons; first and foremost, young Democrats have considerable impacts on who will represent their party in the upcoming election. However, Sanders shouldn’t be too happy too soon. 20% of surveyed individuals reported feelings of indecision. That aside, there is still a fair amount of time for other candidates to enter the race and alter the current results.

John Della Volpe, the Institute of Politics polling director, provided additional information on the aforementioned findings:

“Proving that young voters see more than age, it’s notable that the candidates with the most experience in government service are leading a diverse field at this early stage in the process.”