This fact says two things; #1: The Millennial generation is huge, and #2: If millennials actually get up and go vote, Bernie Sanders may very well be the next President of the United States.
Breaking down this chart further shows that Hillary Clinton holds a substantial lead over Bernie Sanders with people aged 65 or older. While, Sanders holds a significant lead over Clinton with voters who have no party preference.
Ethnic populations seem to be a lot more attracted to Clinton as well, while White non-Hispanics seem to be pretty equal in their support for the two main candidates.
The chart below is especially great because it compares old data to the most recent polls that were released today.
These polls show Hillary Clinton still holding an +11 point lead over Bernie Sanders, but shows her slipping 20% since May, 2015, while Sanders has seen a 3.5-fold increase in support since May.
What is interesting to note is that many voters opinions have not changed since October to January, except for a tiny slip in Hillary's support, which seems to be the trend nationwide.
Hillary has most recently seen a huge slip in support with New Hampshire voters especially. Bernie Sanders has surged to a 14% lead over her in New Hampshire, according to December polling data.
The California primary is still five months away, and it will be very interesting to see how it turns out. Don't be surprised to see Bernie Sanders win a huge victory if millennials come out in droves.
The California primary is still five months away, and it will be very interesting to see how the election turns out there.
Don't be surprised to see Bernie Sanders win a huge victory if millennials come out in droves to the voting booth.