June 1, 2019
Time for Republicans to Court Generation Z?
In one of his early memoirs, Thomas Jefferson attributed to John Adams the quip that "a boy of 15 who is not a democrat is good for nothing, and he is no better who is a democrat at 20." This could not be farther from the modern truth, given that most Millennials seem to perpetually express their discontentment with conservatism. In an ABC Poll subsequent to the 2018 midterm elections, 31 percent of Millennials aged 18–29 voted Republican. A 2018 Pew Research Center study suggests that the deficit between Millennial Republican voters and Millennial Democratic voters has increased from a 15-point disadvantage to a 27-point disadvantage. To even further supply evidence of Millennials disinterest in conservatism, a Harvard study concluded that 26 percent of adults aged 18–29 support President Donald J. Trump, and 11 percent of Millennials were "sure to re-elect the President in 2020." Catering to the...(Read Full Article)