A new poll indicates that 42% of young Americans and 19% of Republicans would support a socialist presidential candidate.
According to Rasmussen, 42% of people from ages 18 to 39 would support a socialist. Younger people are also twice as likely to think socialism is better than capitalism.
The poll also shows that almost 20% of Republican voters would vote for a socialist president.
“Forty-one percent (41%) of Democrats say they would vote for a presidential candidate who identifies himself or herself as a socialist, but only 19% of GOP voters and 16% of unaffiliateds agree,” the poll said. (Read more from “Poll: 42% of Young Americans, 19% of Republicans Would Vote for a Socialist President” HERE)