Nearly half of millennials supporting Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders will 'absolutely' work with Trump to lower prescription drug costs Sanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill Sunday shows preview: Aftermath of failed healthcare bill MORE are thinking about backing a third-party candidate, according to data and local discussion on Yik Yak, a location-based social network.
The poll — which asked Sanders supporters whether the Vermont senator's endorsement of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham Clinton“60 Minutes” tracks how fake news spreads Ill. gov candidate runs as fresh face, despite ties to political machine Huma Abedin 'working hard' on marriage with Anthony Weiner: report MORE changed their opinion — found that 48 percent of respondents said they would vote for a third-party option.
The poll surveyed 2,000 self-identified Sanders supporters from July 12-13. The margin of error is 1.8 percent. Yik Yak has a 98 percent millennial user base.
Sanders endorsed Clinton earlier this week after a contentious primary campaign. The Vermont independent said he intends to do everything possible to make sure Clinton is the next president of the United States.
Another Yik Yak survey asked users who they would find most appealing on both Clinton and Trump's tickets.
The survey found that 55 percent of millennials hope that former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) is chosen as Trump's running mate and 27 percent are hoping that New Jersey Chris Christie is picked. Just 8 percent are rooting for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
For Clinton's running mate, 74 percent of millennials said they hoped the presumptive Democratic nominee would choose Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDems question potential Kushner real estate deal with Chinese firm Inspector general reviewing HHS decision to halt ObamaCare ads Warren: 'Today is a great day... but I'm not doing a touchdown dance' MORE.
The results were based on a poll of 2,500 millennials on Yik Yak.