• SOURCE: National Society of High School Students

Bernie, Hillary, or Trump?



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ANCHOR LEAD: The presidential contenders have been debating and fighting to get their voices heard in hopes of earning their party's nomination. But, how are they faring with younger voters? A new survey finds out what some young great minds are thinking… Brian Osuch has the story. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. The 2016 Presidential Election Survey prepared for the National Society of High School Scholars or (NSHSS) finds the majority of its academic achievers are registered and ready vote in this year's presidential election. James Lewis is with NSHSS and says Millennials have the power to change the course of history. CUT: (Lewis) The survey discovered most of our high school and college members are first time voters. 49% are focused on the economy and jobs. Other significant issues include student loan debt and voting in a strong commander in chief to fight terrorism. SCRIPT: The survey also found most respondents go online to get their political news. CUT: (Lewis) 79% rely on the internet to stay on top of politics. Most students turn to online newspapers and of course Facebook. SCRIPT: Lewis says Millennials will play a big role in this year's election. CUT: (Lewis) If the election were today, 35% of our members would vote for Bernie Sanders, followed by Hillary Clinton and Ben Carson. SCRIPT: For more, go to NSHSS.org. That's Newsbreak from NSHSS.
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