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NEW NBC NEWS/GENFOWARD POLL: MAJORITY OF MILLENNIALS DISAPPROVE OF HOW TRUMP IS DOING AS PRESIDENT

64 Percent Disapprove of Trump’s Job as President

41 Percent Unsure If They Will Vote in 2018 Midterm Elections

58 Percent Have Unfavorable View of GOP, 42 Percent Have Unfavorable View of Democratic Party

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 – Sixty-four percent of millennials disapprove of how President Donald Trump is doing as president of the United States, according to a new NBC News/GenForward survey.

A majority of millennials also view the Republican Party unfavorably: 58 percent said they have an unfavorable view of the GOP, and only 26 percent said they view the party favorably. However, when it comes to the Democratic Party, just 43 percent of millennials have a favorable view, while 42 percent view it unfavorably.

As the 2018 midterm elections near, 41 percent said they’re not sure if they’ll vote for the Democratic or Republican candidate in the upcoming midterms.

The survey was conducted from August 31 through September 16 among a nationally representative sample of 1,816 adults aged 18-34.

Read more about the poll’s results, including the breakdown across racial subgroups: http://nbcnews.to/2k3HWZ1.

The survey, a result of NBC News’ new polling collaboration with GenForward of the University of Chicago, is a unique bi-monthly survey of racially and ethnically diverse young adults. The poll allows NBC News to analyze the attitudes and views of millennials on various issues. The survey is a nationally representative, probability-based poll of young adults aged 18-34 years old conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago.

This is the newest addition to NBC News’ polling efforts, which include collaborations with The Wall Street Journal, Marist and SurveyMonkey.

MANDATORY CREDIT: NBC NEWS/GENFORWARD

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