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2020 presidential choice factors into youth romance, friendship and work

The words of the funk band "War" have been etched into millions of minds, and never before today have they been so fitting.

"Why can't we be friends?" is the title and core question of the immortal jam.

According to our latest Axios/Generation Lab poll, the answer to that is "because of who you voted for in the 2020 presidential election."

Presidential politics has a long reach into non-political matters, but now, young people say voting for the opposing presidential candidate would - in many cases - preclude them from be-friending, dating, and working for certain people.

Our latest Axios/Generation Lab data dives into where young people draw the line on relationships based on the political forces that be.

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