Poll finds Warren most popular Biden VP choice among college students

Poll finds Warren most popular Biden VP choice among college students
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Progressive activist Ady Barkan endorses Biden, urges him to pick Warren as VP Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits MORE (D-Mass.) is the most popular choice to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Tammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream Mexico's president uses US visit to tout ties with Trump MORE's running mate among college students, according to a new poll. 

Warren was the pick of 28 percent in the Axios-College Reaction poll released Tuesday, compared to 19 percent for Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDemocrats awash with cash in battle for Senate Tammy Duckworth hits back at Tucker Carlson: 'Walk a mile in my legs' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump wants schools to reopen, challenged on 'harmless' COVID-19 remark MORE (D-Calif.), who is African American and Indian American. Harris is seen as many as the favorite to be named Biden's vice presidential candidate.

Among college students who identified as Democrats, 33 percent picked Warren compared to 25 percent for Harris.


The poll comes as Biden faces calls to pick a woman of color as his vice presidential pick.

Among Democratic students, Harris was followed by former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams at 14 percent and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) at 11 percent.

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Teachers' union President Randi Weingarten calls Trump administration plan to reopen schools 'a train wreck'; US surpasses 3 million COVID-19 cases The Hill's Coronavirus Report: DC's Bowser says protesters and nation were 'assaulted' in front of Lafayette Square last month; Brazil's Bolsonaro, noted virus skeptic, tests positive for COVID-19 Hillicon Valley: QAnon scores wins, creating GOP problem | Supreme Court upholds regulation banning robocalls to cellphones | Foreign hackers take aim at homebound Americans | Uber acquires Postmates MORE (D-Minn.), who has taken herself out of the running for vice president, was next at 6 percent. 

She was followed by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) at 4 percent, former national security adviser Susan Rice at 3 percent, Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Key impeachment witness retires | Duckworth presses for information | Subpanel advances defense measure | Democrats press for end to military transgender ban Biden dismisses 'disgusting, sickening' criticism of Duckworth's patriotism MORE (D-Ill.) at 2 percent, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamMichelle Lynn Lujan GrishamGovernors urge Pence to promote mask-wearing Warren top choice for VP for some Black progressives Poll finds Warren most popular Biden VP choice among college students MORE (D) at 1 percent and Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsSusan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race Liberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP Democrats seize on Florida pandemic response ahead of general election MORE (D-Fla.) at 1 percent.

Overall, Abrams was third with 13 percent, followed by Whitmer with 11 percent and Klobuchar with 8 percent.


Biden has pledged to choose a woman running mate, but he has not committed to pick a woman of color for the ticket. 

The same poll also found that 60 percent of Democratic and Republican college students alike said they would “definitely” vote in November even if their only choice is to vote in person and risk getting the coronavirus. 

Asked if they will vote if they can only vote by mail, 84 percent of Democratic students said they “definitely will” while just 67 percent of Republican students said the same. 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad MORE has railed against vote-by-mail efforts in recent months, making unsubstantiated claims that it leads to mass voter fraud. 

The Axios-College Reaction poll is based on a survey of 854 total panelists. The poll was conducted June 16-17. There is a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points. 

The surveys were administered digitally and used college email addresses as an authentication tool to ensure enrollment in a four-year institution. Respondents in the poll were randomly selected from a respondent database.