New Poll Gives Republicans Eight Point Lead in Generic Ballot Due to Low Democratic Turnout

By: Wednesday October 22, 2014 9:58 am

The news for Democrats is not looking good. The latest AP-GfK poll found Republicans with an eight point lead in the generic ballot among likely voters. This is the largest lead for Republicans in any generic ballot poll this year. If the election was held today 32 percent of likely voters would back the Democratic [...]

Georgia Poll is one Bright Spot in a Day of Bad News for Democrats

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 10:33 am

The good news today for democrats is that Michelle Nunn has taken a lead in the latest SurveyUSA poll of the Georgia Senate race. Among likely voters she is getting 48 percent, Republican David Perdue is at 45 percent, and Libertarian Amanda Swafford stands at three percent. This is a four point improvement for Nunn [...]

GOP Leads in Three New Generic Ballot Polls

By: Friday September 12, 2014 1:08 pm

Things are starting to look bad for Democrats. Three new polls all show Republicans winning the generic ballot among likely voters, a clear uptick from past trends. If the election was held today according to the ABC/Washington Post poll 47 percent of likely voters would back a Republican and only 44 percent would vote for [...]

GOP Takes the Lead in Generic Ballot Poll

By: Wednesday September 3, 2014 10:12 am

There is some bad news for the Democratic party. According to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll, the Republican party has taken a significant lead in the generic ballot. If the election was held today 46 percent would vote for the Republicans in their district while only 42 percent would support the Democrat. When [...]

Democrats Have a Big Lead in the Generic Ballot — But They Must Convince Supporters to Vote

By: Friday August 15, 2014 10:39 am

If the Congressional election were held today Democrats would have a seven-point edge according to a new Fox News poll. In the generic ballot Democrats lead 46 percent to 39 percent among registered voters. As always, though, the big problem for Democrats remains convincing their potential supporters to vote. When you look only at voters [...]

Voters Feel Some 2012 Buyer’s Remorse

By: Monday July 28, 2014 9:45 am

President Obama’s job approval rating has been negative for months and it has gotten so bad a majority of voters now wish he lost his re-election. If the Presidential election was held again today 53 percent of voters say they would back Mitt Romney while only 44 percent would vote for Barack Obama according to [...]

Democrats Suffer From Significant Enthusiasm Gap

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 10:59 am

While Democrats hold a small two-point lead in the generic Congressional ballot, the big problem for them is their voters aren’t enthusiastic about turning out. According to Pew Research poll, enthusiasm among Democratic voters at this time in the midterm cycle is the lowest it has been in years. Only 37 percent of those who [...]

Democrats up by Two in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday June 3, 2014 10:23 am

The latest ABC-Washington Post poll is a mixed bag for Democrats. On the positive side they hold a small two point lead in the generic ballot. If the election was held today 47 percent of registered voters would pick a Democrat and 45 percent would pick a Republican. That is a one point improvement since [...]

Good News for Congressional Republicans in Generic Ballot

By: Monday May 5, 2014 9:54 am

In the generic Congressional ballot Republicans have a large lead according to a new Pew Research poll. If the election was held today 47 percent of voters would pick the Republican in their district while only 43 percent would choose the Democrat.

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 [...]

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