A political candidate (e.g., mayor, county executive/president, council member, congressperson) that makes park and recreation funding a key priority is more likely to get the publics vote come election time. More than three in five U.S. adults say they are likely to vote for a political candidate who makes park and recreation funding a priority. Parents and millennials show the strongest support for these candidates.

  • 62% of U.S. adults say they are likely to vote for a political candidate that makes park and recreation funding a priority.
  • Compared to adults overall, millennials (69%) are more likely to vote for a political candidate that makes park and recreation funding a priority.
  • Parents (75%) are significantly more likely than non-parents (55%) to vote for a political candidate that prioritizes park and recreation funding.

 

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