After just over two months in office, Ocasio-Cortez is more than 15 times as well-known as the longest-serving congressional Republican, Rep. Don Young.
Nearly 53% of Americans said they're familiar with the 29-year-old democratic socialist — more than twice the number who are familiar with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the top-ranking House Republican.
Meanwhile, the Bronx native is better known than four of the most powerful cabinet secretaries.
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And a January Morning Consult/Politico survey found that Ocasio-Cortez was better known than several likely 2020 presidential candidates, including Sens.
In order to get a sense of Ocasio-Cortez's relative popularity, INSIDER asked Americans whether they had heard of a handful of high-ranking politicians and cabinet members.
Total 1,082 respondents collected March 10, 2019, a margin of error plus or minus 3.12 percentage points with a 95% confidence level. »