Poll shows Warren with favorability edge on Biden among Democrats

Poll shows Warren with favorability edge on Biden among Democrats
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFiscal conservatives should support postal reform  Five Democrats the left plans to target Arizona Democratic Party executive board censures Sinema MORE (D-Mass.) has the highest favorability mark among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents, according to a new poll from NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist. 

It finds that 75 percent of those respondents have a favorable opinion of Warren, compared to 71 percent for former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors On The Money — Vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses nixed Warner tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case MORE and 66 percent for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFiscal conservatives should support postal reform  Gallego went to New York to meet Sinema donors amid talk of primary challenge: report Five Democrats the left plans to target MORE (I-Vt.). Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHispanics sour on Biden and Democrats' agenda as midterms loom Officer who directed rioters away from senators says Jan. 6 could have been a 'bloodbath' Trump and Biden should stop denigrating US elections MORE (D-Calif.) gets 56 percent. 

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Just 11 percent of the voters view Warren unfavorably, while 22 percent have an unfavorable view of Biden and 27 percent hold an unfavorable view of Sanders. Seventeen percent hold an unfavorable view of Harris. 

Among voters overall, Biden comes out on top in the favorability rating.

Forty-five percent of registered voters view Biden favorably, but 46 percent view him unfavorably, putting him underwater.

Sanders fares worse, with 38 percent viewing him favorably and 55 percent holding a negative view.

Forty-one percent view Warren favorably, but 42 percent view her unfavorably. Harris's splits are 31 percent favorably and 42 percent unfavorably. 

Researchers surveyed 1,160 registered voters and their responses have a margin of error of 3.8 percentage points. They also spoke with 542 Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents whose responses have a margin of error of 5.6 percentage points. 

The survey was conducted Sept. 5-8.