Biden’s Lead Over Trump Plummeting Among Young Voters, Poll Shows

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President Joe Biden’s lead over Donald Trump among the youngest voting bloc has dropped significantly since the 2020 election, according to a Harvard poll released Thursday.

The latest Harvard Institute of Politics (IOP) Youth Poll shows Biden at 50% to Trump’s 37% in a head-to-head matchup among 18- to 29-year-olds. In a five-way race with Robert Kennedy Jr., Jill Stein, and Cornel West factored in, Biden’s lead shrinks even more among young voters as he leads Trump by just seven percentage points with 16% of those surveyed saying they were still undecided.

In the 2020 election, both Gen Z (ages 18-23) and Millennial (ages 24-39) voters favored Biden by 20 percentage points, according to Pew Research.

“Make no mistake, this is a different youth electorate than we saw in 2020 and 2022, and young voters are motivated by different things,” said IOP polling director John Della Volpe.

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