Young voters, a cornerstone of Barack Obama‘s political coalition, are growing increasingly disillusioned with the President and skeptical of his signature healthcare law, according to a new national poll released Wednesday.
The survey, conducted by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, found that 56% of Americans aged 18 to 29 disapprove of Obama’s signature domestic initiative, compared to just 39% who support the law. Among these so-called “millennials,” who twice propelled Obama to the Oval Office, the President’s job approval slipped to 41%, the lowest mark recorded the poll has recorded
Amid the drumbeat of criticism over the rocky debut of Healthcare.gov, young voters are increasingly suspicious that the law will hike their healthcare costs without bolstering the quality of their care. Just 17% of respondents said they expected their care to improve, compared to 44% who expect their coverage to worsen. One in two millennials expect the price tag on their plan to rise, while just one in 10 predict their costs will fall and 36% expect them to stay about the same
quote:This is why you don't start implementing it until the second term.
Young voters, a cornerstone of Barack Obama‘s political coalition, are growing increasingly disillusioned with the President and skeptical of his signature healthcare law,
Young Adults Rejecting Obamacare