This article investigates public favorability toward the vice president, focusing on Al Gore's two terms. The database consists of all favorability questions asked by eight polling organizations from 1993 through the final administration in early 2000. Analysis finds that Vice President Gore, on average, was thought of more favorably than President Bill Clinton, but that Clinton's favorability with the public still influenced public attitudes toward the vice president. Moreover, other factors independent of the president also displayed an impact on public favorability of the vice president. Most intriguingly, once Gore announced his candidacy for the vice presidency, his favorability ratings declined.