REPORT : Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is rubbing voters the wrong way: poll
REPORT : Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is rubbing voters the wrong way: poll

REPORT : Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is rubbing voters the wrong way: poll



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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears to be rubbing voters the wrong way – if they’ve heard of her at all – with 36 percent of respondents in a new poll saying they have a negative opinion of her.

A Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday found that 23 percent gave her a favorable rating, but 38 percent said they didn’t know enough about the progressive politician to form an opinion about her – despite her being on the April 1 cover of Time magazine.

The 29-year-old Democrat got her highest favorable rating – 35 percent – from those in her 18-34 age group, with 23 percent of Millennials viewing her as unfavorable and 41 percent acknowledging that they haven’t heard enough about her to make a decision.

Among Republicans she got a 74 percent unfavorable rating and a 2 percent favorable rating. Twenty-three percent didn’t know enough about her.

Ocasio-Cortez was less known by Democrats, 44 percent, but her favorable rating hit 47 percent, with 7 percent saying she was unfavorable......