Sanders Leads Democratic Candidates In Positive Mentions By Russian Media

Though Joe Biden surpasses Bernie Sanders in overall mentions, 21% of Sanders’ mentions are positive, compared with Biden’s 3%. The report also analyzed 3,160 mentions of President Trump, far higher than any of the Democratic candidates, in which 17% were positive, 58% were neutral and 25% were negative.


Sample size of 3,897 stories and 5,082 mentions from Jan. 1, 2019 to March 2, 2020. As of March 5, 2020, Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Warren have dropped out of the presidential race.