Ocasio-Cortez about as well known as top Democrats: poll
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A new poll shows that freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez claps back after article on her dress: 'Sequins are a great accessory to universal healthcare' Democrats working to ensure Trump's second term Ocasio-Cortez announces slate of all-female congressional endorsements MORE is about as well-known as top political figures, according to a new poll.

The Morning Consult/Politico survey released Wednesday found that just 22 percent of registered voters had never heard of Ocasio-Cortez.

By comparison, 20 percent of registered voters had never heard of Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerImmigrants who seek opportunity should comply with longstanding American values The Hill's 12:30 Report: Sanders's momentum puts Democrats on edge Schumer confirms spending K on cheesecake in 10 years: 'Guilty as charged' MORE (D-N.Y.) and 21 percent had never heard of presidential candidate Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThis week: House to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime Juan Williams: Black votes matter Clyburn: Biden 'suffered' from not doing 'enough' in early debates MORE (D-Calif.).

Since she defeated longterm congressman Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyOcasio-Cortez claps back after article on her dress: 'Sequins are a great accessory to universal healthcare' Ocasio-Cortez announces slate of all-female congressional endorsements CNBC anchor Caruso-Cabrera to challenge Ocasio-Cortez in primary MORE (N.Y.) in the 2018 Democratic primary, Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) has dominated headlines and been a constant feature of political discourse. 

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The survey also found that Ocasio-Cortez was the most well-known member of the "Squad," a group of four progressive Democratic congresswomen that in recent weeks was the subject of a series of online attacks by President TrumpDonald John TrumpAdvisor: Sanders could beat Trump in Texas Bloomberg rips Sanders over Castro comments What coronavirus teaches us for preventing the next big bio threat MORE. Thirty-four percent had never heard of Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSanders unveils plan for government-funded child care, pre-K Ilhan Omar accuses Meghan McCain of trafficking in 'anti-Muslim smears and hate speech' Sanders wins endorsement of top Muslim group MORE (D-Minn.), 41 percent had never heard of Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSanders wins endorsement of top Muslim group Don't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Omar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat MORE (D-Mich.) and 51 percent had never heard of Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyThere's no such thing as a free bus Don't let 'welfare for all' advocates derail administration's food stamp program reforms Tlaib says she held Omar's hand during 'triggering' moments at Trump's State of the Union speech MORE (D-Mass.).

The poll also showed Harris had less name recognition than other top Democratic presidential candidates. Compared to Harris, fewer people had not heard of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJack Black endorses Elizabeth Warren Democrats view Sanders as having best shot to defeat Trump: poll Poll: Biden, Sanders tied in Texas, followed by Warren MORE (14 percent), Vermont Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersAdvisor: Sanders could beat Trump in Texas Bloomberg rips Sanders over Castro comments Liberal author Matt Stoller: Iowa caucus screw-up was 'Boeing 737 Max of the Democratic Party' MORE (3 percent) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden faces do-or-die primary in South Carolina Democrats view Sanders as having best shot to defeat Trump: poll Karl Rove: 'Long way to go' for Sanders to capture nomination: 'The field is splintered' MORE (3 percent). 

Researchers surveyed 1,992 registered voters registered voters between July 19-21. The results have a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.