Nearly A Quarter Of College Students Say They’ll ‘Likely’ Protest If Trump Wins 2020 Election, Survey Finds

Nearly A Quarter Of College Students Say They’ll ‘Likely’ Protest If Trump Wins 2020 Election, Survey Finds


Around 40% of college students said they will likely or certainly protest if President Donald Trump wins the election, according to an Axios poll released Friday.

Exactly 22% of students surveyed said they are likely to protest and 17% said they will protest should Trump win the 2020 election, the College Reaction/Axios survey found. More students, 30%, said they would not protest if Trump won and 31% said they are not likely to protest a Trump victory. (RELATED: Poll That Predicted Trump’s 2016 Win Shows Biden Leading By 8.5 Points)

“The dissatisfaction with the status quo is also reflected by the number of students who are willing to protest Trump reelection with 40% of college students saying they will likely or certainly participate in protests,” the survey said.

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Only 1% said they are “absolutely certain” to protest if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election, according to the survey. Almost three quarters, 70%, said they “absolutely will not” protest if Biden wins the 2020 election.

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— Jim VandeHei (@JimVandeHei) October 16, 2020

The survey also found that 2% said they are likely to protest while 27%

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