Strong majority of millenials want third political party

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WASHINGTON (WCMH) — Seventy-one percent of millenials say a new political party is needed, according to a new NBC News/GenForward survey.

Graph via via NBC News/GenForward survey at University of Chicago.

White millenials were the most likely to say they wanted a third party (75 percent). African Americans (69 percent), Asian Americans (69 percent) and Latinos (64 percent) also agreed.

By gender, more men (74 percent) than women (69 percent) wanted a third major party.

By party, Democrats (74 percent) and independents (75 percent) were more likely than Republican millenials (67 percent) to desire that third party.

Of those polled, 63 percent of millennials disapprove of the way President Donald Trump is handling his job as president, and 65 percent think the country is on the wrong track overall.

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According to NBC, the survey was conducted October 26 to November 10, among a nationally representative sample of 1,876 adults aged 18-34. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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