Of those surveyed, 62 percent of Democrats said they had favorable views of McCain, while 17 percent said they held unfavorable views.

This was a stark contrast to Republican voters, who only 20 percent said they had favorable views of the longtime senator, while 68 percent said they viewed him unfavorably.

Among independents, 33 percent said they had a favorable view of McCain and 51 percent said they had unfavorable views.