Online poll: 74 percent of Dems interested in voting for Ocasio-Cortez for president

Online poll: 74 percent of Dems interested in voting for Ocasio-Cortez for president
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An overwhelming majority of Democrats would "consider" voting for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe battle of two Cubas An affordable zero-emissions grid needs new nuclear Recovery First: The American comeback shouldn't hinge on warmed-over policy agendas MORE (D-N.Y.) for president if she was old enough to run, according to a new online poll from Axios/Survey Monkey

The survey, which was released on Tuesday, found that 74 percent of Democratic respondents and those who lean Democrat would "consider" giving Ocasio-Cortez a vote for president if she met the age requirement. 

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Seventeen percent of the respondents said they would "definitely" vote for her. 

Presidential candidates must be at least 35 years old, according to the Constitution. Ocasio-Cortez is 29.

"These data show the phenomenon is real," Jon Cohen, Survey Monkey's chief research officer, told Axios. 

The survey also found that Ocasio-Cortez's favorability is higher than Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerFederal judges should be allowed to be Federalist Society members Warren condemns 'horrific' Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests, other senators chime in VA hospitals mostly drop hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment MORE (D-N.Y.) among Democrats. Ocasio-Cortez has a favorable impression from 70 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning respondents, while Schumer has a favorable impression from 64 percent of respondents. 

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Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman elected to Congress during last November's midterm elections. She's considered to be a rising progressive star in the Democratic party, and has used social media to become an advocate on a range of issues. 

Responding to a Vox article in December daring her to run for president despite the age limitations, Ocasio-Cortez responded, "how about... no."

"The whole country JUST went through an exhausting midterm election. We need a break," she said on Twitter. "Can we instead talk about healthcare, a living wage, legalizing cannabis, GND, & other issues?"

The Survey Monkey poll was conducted among a population of 2,277 U.S. adults between Jan. 16 and 18. It has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points. Online polls typically reflect more self-elected participants than other polling methods.