Buttigieg has high name recognition, favorability rating in Biden Cabinet: survey

Posted 8 days ago

From THEHILL.COM

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has a higher name recognition and favorability rating than most other Biden Cabinet members, according to a new poll.

The survey, conducted by Morning Consult and Politico, found that 83 percent of registered voters know who Buttigieg is, and 38 percent have a favorable view of the secretary.

The poll also sought to measure name recognition and favorability for Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, chief of staff Ron Klain, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Attorney General Merrick Garland, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge.

The poll numbers come amid speculation regarding if Buttigieg, the 39-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Ind., will wage another bid for the White House in the next cycle.

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