Mar 29, 2016 2:29 AM GMT
•Two-thirds of Republicans backing Trump are highly enthusiastic
•Less than 40% of other GOP candidates' supporters are enthusiastic
•Clinton's supporters lead Sanders' 54% to 44% in enthusiasm
...people's enthusiasm for voting in the election could reflect a combination of factors -- including excitement about their preferred candidate's presence in the race as well as confidence that the candidate will succeed in winning either the nomination or the general election. The latter could be particularly relevant on the Democratic side, where Clinton is widely seen as the likely nominee and is poised to be the first female major-party nominee. That contrasts with the Republican nomination, which remains unclear given the real likelihood that no candidate will garner the necessary number of delegates to secure the nomination before the convention...