Mar 31, 2011

Poll: 37% of 18-29 Year-Olds Identify as Independents, Outpacing GOP and Closing in on Democrats

Via The Hill comes word of a survey (.pdf) on young Americans' attitudes toward politics and public service by the Harvard Institute of Politics.  The poll asked "When it comes to voting, wth which party to you consider yourself to be affiliated?"  38% identified themselves as Democrats, 37% as Independents and 22% as Republicans.  10% stated that they are Independent and lean Democrat.  5% said they are Independent and lean Republican.  22% said they do not lean either way. 

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