Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the candidate with the most favorable views among citizens

The heir to the Kennedy dynasty is viewed favorably by 49% of Americans, according to YouGov. He outperforms Biden, Trump and all the nominees for the 2024 elections.

Democratic presidential primary candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has a much higher "favorability" rating than other 2024 election rivals, according to a new poll by The Economist and YouGov.

The heir to the Kennedy dynasty was perceived favorably by 49% of respondents of the poll. This figure gives him an average lead of 19 percentage points over all other candidates. Only 30% of citizens view him "unfavorably."

With these numbers, Kennedy - an environmental lawyer - even surpasses President Joe Biden (who holds a lead in the primaries) and former President Donald Trump.

Econ Top Lines by Verónica Silveri

The survey was conducted among 1,500 adults between June 10 and 13.

The other candidates at a minimum

President Biden and former President Trump came in second place for being viewed -each- favorably by 44% of voters. On the other hand, they were viewed unfavorably by 52% and 53% respectively.

Senator Tim Scott received a 32% favorability rating while 25% of respondents perceive him unfavorably. Businessman Vivek Ramaswamy had a 26% favorability vs. 19% of people who view him unfavorably.

Progressive activist Marianne Williamson scored the lowest favorability rating with 19 percentage points, and 24% of respondents viewing her unfavorably.

Econ Tab Report by Verónica Silveri