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Youth Town Hall Survey Results

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Poll results for Q3, The Presidential candidates are answering questions that are important to me and other young adults. 31.7% of attendees strongly agreed with the statement, 50.4% somewhat agreed, 14.6% somewhat disagreed, and 3.3% strongly disagreed.

Monday, May 2, 2016
EMK Institute, Columbia Point

On May 2, 2016, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation convened a Youth Town Hall with millennial-aged adults ahead of the general election. During the program, Lauren Dezenski of POLITICO and Mike Deehan of WGBH led a discussion among the participants about the vision they have for their communities and the country, priorities they believe candidates should have, and their level of civic engagement. The program alternated between polling on tablets and live, unfiltered conversation.

View the poll results here.

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