Sorry Donald! Trump’s Granddaughter Prefers Elmo as a Candidate Over Her Grandfather

04/19/2016 at 05:45 PM ET

When it comes to a 22-month-old, no presidential candidate can hold a candle to Elmo.

Donald Trump Jr. proved that when he took his daughter Chloe Sophia to the voting polls during New York’s primary on Tuesday and shared an adorable video of the tyke, considering who gets her vote. And let’s just say grandpa Donald Trump has some stiff competition.

“They’re never too young to get involved. Got to take Chloe¬†to vote in today’s #nyprimary as she’s the only one not in school,” Donald Jr. captioned the video on Instagram. “As a late decider it was a close call for her with grandpa aka @realdonaldtrump edging out Elmo but if you listen close she actually says grandpa before I do and I missed it. Too cute #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #Trump2016.”

Donald Trump Jr./Instagram

Although Chloe was pretty adamant about her vote for the beloved Sesame Street character, she eventually settled on the GOP frontrunner after some persuading from dad.

While Trump’s often¬†been in the spotlight for his controversial remarks on the campaign trail, in his cover story for PEOPLE last year, the billionaire businessman opened about his family.

“I always prided myself on being a good¬†father,”¬†he said. “With my children, I was always available.”

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And Donald Jr. agrees. The father of five, who works for¬†Trump’s¬†company, told PEOPLE that despite anything that was going on in his businesses, the real estate mogul was always around his children.

“When we were kids, we’d be sitting in a boardroom while he was negotiating a deal, and if we were playing with trucks, making noise, it didn’t matter,” he recalled.

— Naja Rayne

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Guest on

I would vote for Elmo over trump too, and I am 35. Clearly Elmo is a better choice.

Anj on

@guest I absolutely agree.

michelle on

me too id vote for elmo or anybody else

Cookie Monster on

Dump Trump, Vote ELMO

Ninas poop for President on

I’d vote my dog’s sh’t pile for President over trump.

Sue on

We’d ALL prefer Elmo over her grandfather!

Gretchen on

Red guys, orange guys, it doesn’t matter. They’re the same. Someone has a hand up their patooties and trying to make them look cute.

Kyle on

Zip it people with the Elmo junk. Trump is going to win.

HRC2016 on

He’s petty enough to disinherit and shun her. SMH!

Zak on

yeah let’s vote for elmo!

IT --OO-- IT on

INTEL RUN franchise slum product placements
and CROSS promotionals TRULY have NO bottom.

AnnaM on

Vote TRUMP…..I will.

vanessa on

Aww she knows elmo more than grandfather.

Diana on

Clearly Elmo is the better choice. Smart girl.

Kim on

Me too, Chloe… too. Elmo over D anyday!

Trump POTUS on

@Sue APRIL 19, 2016 AT 10:39 PM
“We‚Äôd ALL prefer Elmo over her grandfather!”

NO! We ALL would NOT prefer Elmo over her grandfather! Speak for yourself please.