Bernie Sanders keeps his grip on the hearts of young Democrats

Septuagenarian’s rivals are struggling to compete for the youth vote in New Hampshire
Mandatory Credit: Photo by KATHERINE TAYLOR/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10551946az) US Democratic Party presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Event in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, 08 February 2020. The first of the National Primaries is to be held in New Hampshire on 11 February 2020. Democratic presidential candidates campaign in New Hampshire, Manchester, USA - 08 Feb 2020
Bernie Sanders is outperforming rivals among voters under the age of 30. One poll found 40 per cent of US voters under the age of 30 considered Mr Sanders to be their top choice © Katherine Taylor/EPA

Natalia Giacomozzi, a liberal arts student, was queueing with a crowd of hundreds to see Pete Buttigieg, the 38-year-old former South Bend mayor surging in the 2020 presidential polls. But her heart was with the white-haired, septuagenarian campaigning 60 miles down the road.