Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 36 points among millennials

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE has a commanding 36-point lead over Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFreedom Caucus member condemns GOP group pushing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions' MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's new free speech site to ban certain curse words Secret Facebook groups of special operations officers include racist comments, QAnon posts: report 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 SandersSirota: Biden has not fulfilled campaign promise of combating union-busting tactics Democratic senators call on Biden to support waiving vaccine patents Progressives put Democrats on defense 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 CruzUS has seen 45 mass shootings in the past month The Hill's 12:30 Report: Nearly half of U.S. adults partially or fully vaccinated Cruz no longer wearing mask in Capitol MORE, nationwide in the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.