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-CortezWill Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? On The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline McCarthy says there will be a peaceful transition if Biden wins 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 SchumerChuck SchumerPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act Will Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? Pelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' 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. 

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election Will Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? MORE (D-N.Y.) has a favorable impression from 75 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning adults. 

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.