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Ocasio-Cortez faces backlash as her 'unfavorable' rating jumps FIFTEEN percentage points since she shot to fame during election campaign Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 29-year-old freshman congresswoman from New York, has a growing approval gap that points in the wrong direction In September, 24 per cent of Americans viewed her favorably and 26 per cent viewed her unfavorably; fully 50 per cent had never heard of her Last month those numbers were at 41 per cent negative, 31 per cent positive and 28 with no opinion 'Unfavorables' jumped 15 points while 'favorables' grew by just 7 points Gallup's poll numbers indicate that the more Americans learn about the socialist wunderkind, the less they like But she still has a 'net positive' standing among women, americans age 18-25 and self-identified Democrats — the same demographics she organized to win

By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 19:18 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 19:41 GMT, 15 March 2019

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's public approval rating nosedived between September and February, polling data from Gallup show.

Significantly more Americans recognize the Democratic congresswoman's name since a combination of socialism and shoe leather catapulted her to stardom with a Democratic primary win over a 10-term incumbent.

Just 21 per cent of American adults told Gallup's pollsters last month that they didn't know who Ocasio-Cortez was. That number was 50 per cent in September, before she coasted to victory in the general election.

But the more people recognize her, the less they like what they hear: The number of people who have unfavorable views of the 29-year-old lawmaker from New York has grown far faster than her fan base.

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a growing public approval problem, with just 31 per cent of Americans saying the have a favorable view of her

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a growing public approval problem, with just 31 per cent of Americans saying the have a favorable view of her

Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described democratic socialist, is drowning among adults in general by 10 points, and by other margins among Republicans, independents, men, whites, and everyone over age 34

Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described democratic socialist, is drowning among adults in general by 10 points, and by other margins among Republicans, independents,

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