At college campuses, state’s youngest voters remain a great unknown


As the election approaches, Washington college students talk about who they support for president, and why. Many will vote for Hillary Clinton, but not always enthusiastically.

College student Adam Schaefer has seen the posts all over social media — friends and classmates writing that they’re not voting for either GOP nominee Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton. They’re casting a ballot for Libertarian Gary Johnson or Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Schaefer, for one, doesn’t believe it.

“That’s a Facebook phenomenon,” says the Western Washington University student, dismissively. “Everyone I talk to — they say, ‘I’m voting for Hillary.’ ”

But sometimes they also tell him, “I’m not enthusiastic about it.”

Most Read Stories

Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks.

How millennials will vote, and whether…


Read the full article from the Source…

Back to Top