Take The Poll: Bernie Sanders — Good Or Bad For Democrats? Does Sanders Help Or Hurt Anti-Trump Resistance?

Bernie Sanders, the independent Vermont Senator who finished as the runner-up to Hillary Clinton in last year’s Democratic presidential primaries, has made a seemingly endless series of public appearances since the November election put Donald Trump in the White House, including a book tour in November and the recently completed “Come Together and Fight Back” tour with Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez.

With Clinton maintaining a relatively low profile and only one official public appearance by President Barack Obama since he left office on January 20, the Sanders publicity tour has thrust the 75-year-old, 26-year Washington veteran, to the forefront of Democratic Party politics. According to one recent, well-publicized poll, Sanders was even named “the most popular politician in the country.”

While Sanders may be, according to a recent Harvard/Harris poll, highly popular, he also clearly remains highly controversial among Democrats. What’s your view of Bernie Sanders? Is he a figure who can unify the Democratic Party? Alternatively, with his incessant criticism of the Party, is the former mayor of Burlington, Vermont, a divisive force who could actually weaken the party as it attempts to defeat Donald Trump and the Republicans in the 2018 midterms and 2020 presidential election.

Take the poll below to express your opinion. Simply click on your preferred answer to the poll question to register your vote and see the current results.