Poll: Libertarian Johnson beating Trump with millennials in Colorado
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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonPotential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge MORE is beating Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE among millennial voters in Colorado, a new poll finds.

The latest Quinnipiac University Poll shows Johnson with an 11-point advantage over Trump among voters between 18 and 34 years of age, station Fox 31 Denver reports.

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"Gary Johnson's campaign is the only one gaining steam the other two are dying day-by-day," said Johnson's Colorado campaign spokesman, Steve Kerbel. "Governor Johnson likes to say most people are libertarian, they just don't know it yet."

Overall, the poll shows Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDem strategist says Clinton ‘absolutely’ has a role to play in 2020 Left-leaning journalist: Sanders would be 'formidable candidate' against Trump Clinton hits EPA for approval of pesticide dump: ‘We need bees!’ MORE leading among all Colorado voters, with 41 percent support. Trump, the GOP nominee, follows with 33 percent. Johnson has 16 percent.

The poll comes as Johnson is making a strong push to get on the presidential debate stage. To do so, he must average 15 percent in a national polls.

Johnson is currently polling around 8.6 percent. 

The Quinnipiac University Poll surveyed 830 likely Colorado voters with a margin of error of 3.4 percent.