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Blue wave evaporating: Millennials begin ditching Democrats

Democrats just got another blow to their “great blue wave” narrative: Millennials are no longer liking them.

They’ve lost nine points’ worth of approval among Millennials over the last two years, according to Ipsos/Reuters, and now less than half of them (46%) have any enthusiasm for Democrats, according to a very big 16,000-person online poll of members of the demographic group.

Here is what Reuters reported:

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Enthusiasm for the Democratic Party is waning among millennials as its candidates head into the crucial midterm congressional elections, according to the Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll.

The online survey of more than 16,000 registered voters ages 18 to 34 shows their support for Democrats over Republicans for Congress slipped by about 9 percentage points over the past two years, to 46 percent overall.  And they increasingly say the Republican Party is a better steward of the economy. […]

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