An overwhelming majority of Democrats would "consider" voting for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Democratic retirements could make a tough midterm year even worse Sinema's no Manchin, no McCain and no maverick 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.
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 SchumerBiden's Supreme Court commission ends not with a bang but a whimper Hispanic organizations call for Latino climate justice in reconciliation Senate to vote next week on Freedom to Vote Act 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 PelosiBiden to take part in CNN town hall in Baltimore Manchin on finishing agenda by Halloween: 'I don't know how that would happen' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Build Back Better items on chopping block 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.