Bernie Sanders Is the Most Popular Politician in the Country, Poll Says
Original story at Mother Jones• 19 mentions • 6 months ago
Mother Jones 6 months ago
According to a new poll, Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America. The Harvard-Harris survey, published first in The Hill, found almost 60% of Americans view the Vermont senator favorably. Among certain demographics, the progressive politician's ratings are even higher: 80% of Democratic voters, 73% of registered black voters, and 68% of registered Hispanic voters view Sanders favorably. Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren also scored positively, with 38% approving of the liberal icon and only 32% disapproving. This isn't a marked change from prior polling. In late 2016, Sanders was also viewed as the lawmaker with the highest favorability ...