Poll: Dems want Sanders as Clinton’s VP
© Getty Images

Democratic voters want Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBloomberg called Warren 'scary,' knocked Obama's first term in leaked audio Trump trails Democratic challengers among Catholic voters: poll Sanders under fire from Democrats over praise for Castro regime MORE to make rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders defends Castro comments in wake of backlash from some Democrats Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE her running mate, according to a new poll.

Thirty-six percent say they'd like the Vermont senator to be Clinton's vice president, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Tuesday found.

ADVERTISEMENT

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenCandidates face pressure to exit presidential race Buttigieg proposes undoing SALT deduction cap Bloomberg called Warren 'scary,' knocked Obama's first term in leaked audio MORE (D-Mass.) came in second at 19 percent, followed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro at 10 percent.

Eight percent said Sen. Corey Booker (D-N.J.), while 2 percent chose former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley. Twelve percent of Democrats prefer an unlisted candidate, while 13 percent are undecided. 

Thirty-two percent of Democratic voters said it’s “very important” that their party fields a ticket consisting of only Democrats.

The poll of 1,000 likely voters was conducted via telephone interviews from May 11 to 12. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

Sanders is Clinton's only remaining challenger for the Democratic presidential nomination, although he's far behind in the race.

Clinton has 1,716 pledged delegates entering Tuesday to Sanders's 1,433, according to The Associated Press.