Generation Gap on Voters Preferences

Poll Finds Generation Gap on Voters’ Preferences for Obama, Romney
A recent USA Today/Gallup poll indicates that millennials favor President Obama over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the upcoming election, while senior citizens favor Romney. Millennials and seniors in the poll also named different issue priorities: For millennials, the top issue was creating good jobs, while seniors ranked that issue sixth. In contrast, seniors said that protecting Social Security and Medicare was the second most important issue for them, while millennials ranked that issue seventh.