Democrats Retake Lead in Generic Ballot

By: Wednesday April 2, 2014 11:08 am

There is some good news for Democrats this morning. For the first time in months they now hold the lead in Quinnipiac‘s generic ballot question. The national poll found 40 percent would vote for a Democrat for Congress if the election was held today while 38 percent would vote for the Republican. This is a [...]

Democrats With One Point Advantage in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 10:55 am

Democrats hold a single point lead in the generic ballot according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. The poll found if the election was held today 46 percent of voters would back the Democratic candidate while 45 percent would support the Republican in their district. Voters were fairly evenly split on which party would [...]

Republicans Lead in the Generic Ballot

By: Thursday February 27, 2014 11:07 am

With the campaign season just beginning a new CBS News/New York Time poll shows Republicans with a modest lead in the generic ballot. If the election were held today 42 percent would vote for the Republican in their district while only 39 percent would vote for the Democrat. With Democrats having a much worse Senate [...]

Republicans Hold Small Lead in Generic Ballot

By: Wednesday January 22, 2014 10:59 am

When it comes to the 2014 Congressional election Republicans hold a small advantage over Democrats. Two new national polls confirm that GOP has a small lead in the generic ballot. The new GW Battleground Poll found that if the election were held today 43 percent would vote for the Republican in their district, while 41 [...]

Quinnipiac Poll Has Bad News for Democrats

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 4:35 pm

Things for President Obama have gone from bad to worse. The latest Quinnipiac poll is very bad news for Obama and the Democratic Party as a whole. Obama’s job approval rating has been on a steady decline since the beginning of October and is now the lowest ever in the history of Quinnipiac’s polling. Only [...]

GOP Takes the Lead in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday November 26, 2013 10:03 am

This might be one of the quickest and biggest reversals in generic ballot polling. Republicans now have a two point advantage over Democrats in the 2014 Congressional elections. A new CNN/ORC poll found that 49 percent of registered voters would support the Republican candidate in their district while only 47 percent would support the Democrat. [...]

Republicans’ Polling Recovers from the Government Shutdown

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 12:47 pm

I thought nothing could undo the self-inflicted political damage needlessly shutting down the government for weeks. I’m now prepared to admit I was wrong. Apparently, the other party demonstrating unimaginable incompetence by failing to implement their big signature law which they actively lied about is nearly as damaging. In the past month Democrats had turned [...]

Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Shutdown on Congressional Republicans

By: Tuesday October 22, 2013 10:14 am

Overwhelmingly regular Americans blame the government shutdown on Congressional Republicans. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll 53 percent believe Republicans were mainly responsible for the shutdown while only 29 percent think President Obama should receive most of the blame. An additional 15 percent of the country blames both sides equally. This shutdown, which [...]

Democrats Have a Six Point Advantage in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday October 15, 2013 2:11 pm

Congressional Democrats hold a clear advantage in the last Pew Research poll. If the congressional election was held today 49 percent of Americans would plan to vote for the Democrat in the district while only 43 percent would plan to vote for the Republican. That is a significant six point lead. Thanks to natural partisan [...]

More Evidence Shutdown Is Hurting GOP

By: Wednesday October 2, 2013 9:53 am

The fact that Republicans are now trying to reduce the pain of the government shutdown with several small bills is a clear sign they are the ones starting to feel the blame. Another indication that this shutdown is hurting the Republican brand is a new poll by Public Policy Polling. We find Democrats improving their [...]