50% of Millennials Would Give Up the Right to Vote for Student Loan Forgiveness

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According to a recent survey, half of millennials (50%) would be willing to temporarily give up their right to vote in exchange for student loan forgiveness.

The survey, conducted by Credible, reportedly shows that half of those in the 18 to 34 age bracket would be willing to give up the ability to vote in the next two presidential elections in order to have their college loans forgiven.  

While half of millennials were eager to give up what’s seen as their civic duty in order to never have to pay back another loan, 44 percent stated they would give up the modern convenience of ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft in exchange for loan forgiveness. On the other hand, only 27 percent of respondents claimed they would be willing to live with their parents for five years to have their loans forgiven.

A measly 13 percent said they would give up texting in order to never have to pay back their loans.

Fox Business’ analysis of the survey reveals only 8.2 percent of those polled said they would choose to pay off their loans.

This comes after a LendEDU poll recently revealed nearly half of college students believe their student loans will actually be forgiven once they graduate.

A poll in July also showed that 42 percent of Americans want the Trump administration to forgive their student loans.

Fox Business reports national student loan debt is at $1.33 trillion, according to the Department of Education.

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