A Recent Study Suggests Most Young Americans Plan to Vote for a Democrat in Next Year's Presidential Election


2007-6-29

This is IN THE NEWS in VOA Special English.

What do young Americans think about the presidential candidates and social issues? A new public opinion study shows that the majority of young people support Democrats over Republicans. The young people also have liberal positions on several social issues.

The results of the study were published earlier this week by the New York Times newspaper. The opinion study was a joint effort by the New York Times, CBS News, and MTV, the music television network. The study was based on telephone calls to six hundred fifty-nine young people earlier this month. They were between the ages of se