Nearly 1 in 3 electronic cigarette smokers backs Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeek ahead: US raises pressure on WikiLeaks Poll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again OMB director: Government shutdown not a 'desired end' MORE, according to a new survey commissioned by V2, an online retailer of the devices.
The study revealed that 31 percent of e-cigarette smokers plan to vote for Clinton, 23 percent for Republican Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJudd Gregg: Trump gets his sea legs Week ahead: US raises pressure on WikiLeaks Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star defaced MORE and 22 percent for Democratic candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersPelosi: 'Of course' Dems can be against abortion Kasich: 'I think political parties are on their way out' Sanders: Democratic Party's model is 'failing' MORE.
Fewer support Republicans Ted CruzTed CruzWeek ahead in tech: Trump's antitrust pick heads before Senate Week ahead: Senate panel to vote on Trump's FDA pick Warren builds her brand with 2020 down the road MORE — 6 percent — and John Kasich — 5 percent — according to the study.
V2 said most smokers are Democrats.
“Similar to our data, previous research has found that most smokers are Democrats,” Adam Kustin, vice president of marketing at V2, said in a statement. “Since vapers are former smokers, it only makes sense that the political group most likely to smoke is also the most likely to vape.”
V2 surveyed 600 people who use e-cigarettes in late March.