Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 36 points among millennials

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonState cites 38 people for violations in Clinton email review Trump campaign to hold rallies in Mississippi, Kentucky Biden struggles to reverse fall MORE has a commanding 36-point lead over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE, her Republican counterpart, among millennial voters nationwide, according to a new poll.

Clinton has the support of 61 percent of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds in a new Harvard Institute of Politics survey released Monday, compared to Trump's 25 percent.


“Millennials care deeply about their futures and in this election cycle they are laser-focused on issues like access to educational opportunity, women’s equality and the economy,” said Harvard Institute of Politics Director Maggie Williams in a statement.

Pollsters found that Clinton boasts significant leads with both young men and women, with female millennials especially liking the former first lady.

Fifty-seven percent of millennial women support Clinton, with 15 percent backing Trump instead. Forty-seven percent of millennial men back Clinton, contrasted with 29 percent who prefer Trump.

Clinton has a slight edge over Trump among white millennials, 38 to 32 percent.

The former secretary of State also boasts significant popularity with African American and Hispanic millennials.

Clinton leads Trump, 76 to 5 percent, among young African-Americans, and 71 to 9 percent among Hispanic youths.

Pollsters added that 14 percent remain undecided heading toward a general election matchup in November.

The poll of 3,183 18- to 29-year-olds, conducted from March 18 to April 3, has a 2.4 point margin of error.

Clinton leads Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers Biden seeks to fundraise off fact he's running out of money MORE (I-Vt.) in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination by just over 3 points nationwide.

Trump, meanwhile, has a 12-point edge over his closest rival, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzHillicon Valley: GOP lawmakers offer election security measure | FTC Dem worries government is 'captured' by Big Tech | Lawmakers condemn Apple over Hong Kong censorship Lawmakers condemn Apple, Activision Blizzard over censorship of Hong Kong protesters The Hill's Morning Report — Trump's impeachment jeopardy deepens MORE, nationwide in the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.