Updated: Jan 19
Politico, Rishika Dugyala:
Distrust of both parties is a salient Gen Z characteristic. While there are pockets of pro-Trump and GOP support among this generation, groups of disaffected young conservatives, like gen z gop, have popped up. It’s too early to say with certainty how the views of this generation will evolve, but according to the Pew Research Center, young Republicans join their peers in having more liberal views on race, climate change and the activist role of government. Barely half of Gen Z identify as non-Hispanic white, making it the most racially and ethnically diverse generation yet.
“We grew up in a different information space, even from millennials,” said Sarah Batson, a sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin and a fellow with the Campus Vote Project. “And what’s happening right now is the major crisis of our lives. We are being kind of created through this process.”
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