A new McClatchy-Marist Poll found that Donald Trump comes in fourth – behind not only Hillary Clinton but also Green Party candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson – among voters under 30. Trump polls only 1 point above undecided.

 

via The Washington Post
via The Washington Post

A Pew Research Center national survey from July found similar results, with Donald Trump one point below Gary Johnson in a three-way race.

via The Washington Post
via The Washington Post

 

A Fox News poll this month found Trump ahead of Johnson by only four points in a three-way race including Gary Johnson.

 

via The Washington Post
via The Washington Post

 

Though Pew found that Donald Trump fared better in a simple Democrat versus Republican race, Hillary Clinton still easily beats him with voters under 30. However, 9% said that they did not know which candidate they preferred. This number has likely gone down since the party conventions.

 

 

Donald Trump is not alone in his unpopularity with young voters. The vast majority of young voters are unhappy with both Trump and Clinton, with Democrats under 35 being even less happy with Clinton than Republicans under 35 are with Trump.

 

This is likely due to Bernie Sanders’ success with young voters. The Fox News poll found that 61% of Democratic voters under 45 preferred Sanders to Clinton.

There were no candidates on the Republican side that attracted young voters in a notable way.

The Fox News poll found that 58% of voters under 35 would be voting against the other candidate rather than for the candidate they like. The McClatchy-Marist Poll found that 62% of Clinton supporters under 30 would be voting against Trump rather than for Clinton, with the same percentage of Trump supporters under 45 voting against Clinton rather than for Trump.

The McClatchy-Marist Poll found that Donald Trump has a 13% favorability rating among voters under 30, while Hillary Clinton has 35%.

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