Who's Kathleen Sebelius? Says One Quarter of Voters

So that's why so many respondents had "no opinion."

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
One-quarter of U.S. voters are unfamiliar with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the government official most associated with Obamacare.

The good news for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is that her favorability ratings have slightly improved from a month ago, according to a new Rasmussen poll. But the not-as-good news? A quarter of the likely voters surveyed had no idea who she is.  

[READ: HHS Secretary Sebelius: 'Hold Me Accountable for the Debacle' of Obamacare Rollout]

Rasmussen Reports had previously surveyed voters on Sebelius, the government official whose agency oversees the implementation of Obamacare, which has suffered an ignominious debut. In late October, Rasmussen found that 25 percent held a favorable opinion of her. Now 30 percent hold that view. (Her unfavorables remained right around 44 percent.)

But also in the late October survey, 31 percent of respondents said they held no opinion of the HHS chief. To get to the bottom of this, Rasmussen asked for the first time this month if respondents had heard of her. And voila -- 25 percent said they hadn't.

The survey was conducted with 1,000 likely voters on Nov. 21-22, with a margin of error of plus or minus three percent.

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