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MTV Poll: Sanders Fans Will Vote for Clinton

A majority of millennial supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will vote for his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, if he pulls out of the race, according to a poll conducted by MTV.

MTV says that 57% of the millennials who say they prefer Sanders say they will vote for former Secretary of State Clinton, 22% said they would write someone in, 18% won’t vote and just 3% said they’d vote for Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee.

The poll is part of MTV’s Elect This Campaign that looks at election year issues important to young voters.

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