Democrats gives thumbs up to Harris but are black voters on board?

Democrats gives thumbs up to Harris but are black voters on board?
Kamala Harris (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Can Biden get a do-over?]

Earlier this week, Joe Biden named Kamala Harris as his running mate. Democrats overwhelmingly like the California senator and have their eye on her to hold the top spot in 2024 if the Democratic ticket loses this time around, but a third of black voters say the announcement makes them less likely to throw their support behind the Democratic ticket despite their more favorable view of her.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 76% of Likely Democratic Voters have a favorable impression of Harris, including 48% who have a Very Favorable impression. Just 18% of Democrats have an unfavorable view of California’s former attorney general, with 11% who say Very Unfavorable. Among all voters, nearly half (49%) view Harris favorably and 44% view her unfavorable, with 28% who say Very Favorable and 33% who say Very Unfavorable. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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