Eighty-five percent of millennials in Ohio report that they have had to make changes in their daily lives because of the poor economy  while 79 percent say key life and career decisions have been severely delayed, according to a new poll by Generation Opportunity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that engages millennials regarding economic issues.

The poll also finds that 33 percent of respondents say politicians represent their interests, and 81 percent of respondents plan to vote in the upcoming election.

"Young adults in Ohio are paying a very steep personal price for the poor economy and economic policies coming out of the White House that are crushing the creation of full-time, meaningful jobs under the weight of higher taxes and ever-expanding regulations," says Paul T. Conway, president of Generation Opportunity and former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Department of Labor. "Every day, across Ohio, young people are forced to cut back on basic purchases, such as groceries and gifts for family members, to change living conditions and move back in with their parents, to find extra work and even sell their personal possessions.

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