Axios/Harris Poll: 49.6 percent of Young Voters Prefer a Socialist Country

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 02: People wait to hear U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speak to supporters at Brooklyn College on March 02, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Sanders, a staunch liberal and critic of President Donald Trump, is holding his first campaign rally of the 2020 campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in his home town of Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The messaging of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and now Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is reaching young Americans – which will be 37 percent of the electorate in 2020, according to Axios – and “socialism” is no longer a dirty word in America, once the heartbeat of capitalism.

Generation Z and millennials take more kindly to socialistic policy than past generations. In fact 49.6 percent of young voters would prefer to live in a socialist country, according to a new Harris Poll given exclusively to Axios.

That figure has dragged American society as a whole to be 37.2 percent favoring living in a socialist over capitalist society, according to the poll.

Younger voters put more emphasis on universal healthcare, free college and abolishing ICE than the electorate as a whole, per The Harris Poll.

Read More at Newsmax: Axios/Harris Poll: Socialism Has Won Over Young America |

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