Poll: Elizabeth Warren More Popular Than Obama In Massachusetts


More voters have a positive opinion of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) than of President Barack Obama in Warren’s home state of Massachusetts, according to a poll by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald.

The poll, released Monday, found that about 57.75 percent of likely Massachusetts voters have a favorable view of Warren while just 29 percent have an unfavorable opinion of her.

Meanwhile, 51.88 percent said they have a favorable opinion of Obama while 41.88 said they have an unfavorable view of the president.

Voters are also split on the job Obama is doing as president. According to the poll, 44.88 percent said they approve of the job Obama is doing while 44.25 said they disapprove of the job Obama is doing. A plurality of voters said they had approve of Obamacare. Forty-nine percent of those surveyed said the the law is good for Massachusetts while 39.88 percent said the law is generally bad.

The poll was conducted among 800 likely voters between June 4 and June 7. It had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.