Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets even more unpopular in her home district

www.americanthinker.com | 5/18/2019 | Staff
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Apparently, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's famous chase-out of Amazon was not a one-day story, at least not for her Bronx and Queens voters in District 14 who got stiffed of those job opportunities thanks to the socialist "it" girl.

They're still thinking about it, still remembering, according to the "Stop the AOC PAC," which focuses its resources on finding a way to get her out of there, and now she sports a mere 20% "favorable" rating. According to the Daily Caller:

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"We saw that the district is for the Green New Deal and some of her other policies," Backer said. "But they're wildly opposed to her with regard to Amazon, the reality of the jobs and the opportunities that she cost them. She screwed over the local economy in a big way, and screwed over her voters."

Data collected by canvassers for the Stop The AOC PAC, from over 700 homes in her district, indicated that Ocasio-Cortez may have other weaknesses, as well. Despite enjoying a reasonable level of nation-wide fame — or infamy — on-the-ground polling suggested that the freshman lawmaker was not terribly popular or even well-known in her own district.

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The data showed that over a third of the households surveyed weren't familiar with Ocasio-Cortez, and 44% had an unfavorable view of her. Only 20% had a favorable view of the freshman lawmaker.

But the issue that truly made her vulnerable, according to Backer, was her vocal opposition to the Amazon HQ deal that was scrapped several months earlier.

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The Daily Caller piece has several interesting charts and graphs showing Ocasio-Cortez's downward slide among these voters, which obviously isn't recovering. Ocasio-Cortez hasn't been paying much attention to her district, even with a poll a couple months ago showing that President Trump was more popular in her state than she was. It also reveals that...
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