Democratic voters think Pete Buttigieg is more 'electable' than most of the senators running for president in 2020, according to a new poll

pete buttigieg chasten buttigiegSouth Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (L) speaks beside husband Chasten Glezman at the West Side Democratic Club during a Dyngus Day celebration event on Monday, April 22, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana.Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP/Getty Images

Democratic voters believe 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is more electable than a host of more established politicians, including sitting senators, according to INSIDER polling.

Nearly 34% of registered Democrats who said they'd vote in the 2020 primary believe Buttigieg would beat President Donald Trump in a general election race. Buttigieg rates higher than every other 2020 candidate except Sens. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Voters have slightly more confidence in Buttigieg than they have in Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who 33% of Democratic primary voters said would beat Trump. These figures aggregate the results of seven separate INSIDER polls taken since March.

Read more: How the INSIDER 2020 Democratic primary tracker works

Meanwhile, just 15% of Democratic primary voters believe Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would beat Trump, 17% said the same of Sen. Michael Bennet, 20% said the same of Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and 27% said Sen. Cory Booker would beat Trump.

Enthusiasm for Buttigieg's bid has spiked over the last several months - rising much more quickly than other Democratic candidates, according to INSIDER's polling.

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Last December, only 20% of INSIDER poll respondents who were aware of the mayor said they'd be satisfied with a Buttigieg nomination. In May, 49% of those aware of him said they'd be satisfied. (In March, that satisfaction rate reached a high of 62%.)

Respondents' awareness of Buttigieg shot up from 4% to 48% during the same period.

SurveyMonkey Audience polls from a national sample balanced by census data of age and gender. Respondents are incentivized to complete surveys through charitable contributions. Generally speaking, digital polling tends to skew toward people with access to the internet. SurveyMonkey Audience doesn't try to weight its sample based on race or income. More information about the polls can be found here.

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