econintersect.com
       
  

FREE NEWSLETTER: Econintersect sends a nightly newsletter highlighting news events of the day, and providing a summary of new articles posted on the website. Econintersect will not sell or pass your email address to others per our privacy policy. You can cancel this subscription at any time by selecting the unsubscribing link in the footer of each email.



posted on 04 March 2016

Political Attitudes Of The Snapchat Generation

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored byDyfed Loesche

While on Super Tuesday primaries were held in 12 States and American Samoa a poll suggests the Grand Old Party might still have reason to worry about the first- and second-time voters.

Even though the GOP sports the two youngest candidates (Ted Cruz, 45, and Marco Rubio, 44) the voters between the ages of 18 and 26 prefer the Democratic camp, and in fact lean towards the oldest candidate: Bernie Sanders, 74 years. They prefer him (45 percent) over Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton (19 percent).

It then doesn't come as a surprise that according to the poll by political consultant and commentator Frank Luntz, who himself favors the GOP camp, the young even flirt with political beliefs that so far had a hard time in America. In response to the question, "Which type of political system do you think is the most compassionate?", 58 percent said socialism and 9 percent even went for communism. 33 percent chose capitalism. "By a 2-1 margin, young voters see compassion in collectivism, not capitalism," Luntz gathers.

The report also suggests that the young are less nationalist. At least the young don't seem to be as proud of their country compared to their parental generation. While 65 percent still primarily see themselves as "Citizens of America", 35 percent would rather describe themselves as "Citizens of the World". To top things off, more than half (58 percent) of the participants in the survey agree to the statement "America isn't any better or worse than most other countries".

And the young are a force to be reckoned with: 87 percent of the surveyed 1,000 18- to 26-year-olds said they would be going to vote in the Nov. 8 elections. "Politicians, ignore young voters at your own peril. Because they sure as hell aren't ignoring you," Luntz warns.

Young US voters prefer democrats.

Infographic: Political Attitudes of the Snapchat Generation | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

>>>>> Scroll down to view and make comments <<<<<<

Click here for Historical News Post Listing










Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted.  As the internet is a "war zone" of trolls, hackers and spammers - Econintersect must balance its defences against ease of commenting.  We have joined with Livefyre to manage our comment streams.

To comment, using Livefyre just click the "Sign In" button at the top-left corner of the comment box below. You can create a commenting account using your favorite social network such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn or Open ID - or open a Livefyre account using your email address.



You can also comment using Facebook directly using he comment block below.





Econintersect Contributors


search_box

Print this page or create a PDF file of this page
Print Friendly and PDF


The growing use of ad blocking software is creating a shortfall in covering our fixed expenses. Please consider a donation to Econintersect to allow continuing output of quality and balanced financial and economic news and analysis.


Take a look at what is going on inside of Econintersect.com
Main Home
Analysis Blog
The Expected Effects of Petitions to Improve the Monetary System
Energy and Falling Productivity
News Blog
Infographic Of The Day: How The World's Most Iconic Logos Evolve Over Time
Early Headlines: Asia Stocks Down, Fed Wants Banks' Commodity Limits, Treasuries Being Sold, EZ Business Output Softens, France Contraction, Saudi's Boost Banks, Canada Tightens Borders For Chinese And More
Most Read Articles Last Week Ending 24 September
How Britain Owes Its Immigrants A Debt Of Gratitude
Super Mario, The Timeless Bestseller
Explainer: The Nine Swing States That Will Decide The Next US President
How Long Does Apple Support Older IPhone Models
What We Read Today 25 September 2016
Dangerous Ultra Pure Water
Job Employment Tenure Down
Mobile Payments Promise To Improve Financial Accessibility In Mexico
Aging Populations May Mean Lower Economic Growth
Urban Rebound Causes Large Shift In Lower Credit Borrowers To Seek The Outer Suburbs
Investing Blog
Monday Morning Call 26 September
We're Back Here We Started
Opinion Blog
Heading For A Fall? With Summer Over, Europe Must Face Up To Its Mounting Crises
What If We're In A Depression But Don't Know It?
Precious Metals Blog
War On Cash Turns To $20, $50, And $100 Bills
Live Markets
23Sep2016 Market Close: US Indexes Close Lower As Crude Prices Slip, Fed Lowers Economic Growth Prospects, Indicators Melting Into Bearish Territory
Amazon Books & More






.... and keep up with economic news using our dynamic economic newspapers with the largest international coverage on the internet
Asia / Pacific
Europe
Middle East / Africa
Americas
USA Government



Crowdfunding ....






























 navigate econintersect.com

Blogs

Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day
Weather

Newspapers

Asia / Pacific
Europe
Middle East / Africa
Americas
USA Government
     

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed
Google+
Facebook
Twitter
Digg

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution

Contact

About

  Top Economics Site

Investing.com Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2016 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved