McConnell Faces a Tough Re-election

By: Tuesday December 17, 2013 2:13 pm

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has really tough re-election ahead of him. Even though Kentucky is a reliably Red State his personal popularity in the state is terrible. According to a new PPP poll only 31 percent of voters approve of his job performance while 61 percent disapprove of it. As result McConnell is effectively [...]

Shutdown Hurt GOP Chances in the Senate

By: Wednesday October 16, 2013 12:25 pm

Another day and yet another poll showing the government shutdown has hurt Republicans. New polling shows the Democrats are in solid shape to hold the Senate next year.

Poll: Shutdown Could Cost GOP the House

By: Monday October 7, 2013 10:01 am

All the public polling data over the past two weeks shows this shutdown is hurting the Republican party. The only real question is how badly.

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 [...]

The GOP Base Loves Ted Cruz

By: Friday September 27, 2013 12:43 pm

While Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) 21 hour fake filibuster that even Cruz himself voted to end may have accomplished nothing legislatively, it has made him the newest darling with the Republican base. According to PPP, Cruz is now the top choice for President in 2016 among Republicans. From PPP: PPP’s newest national poll finds Ted [...]

Georgia Senate Race Starts Off Very Close

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 12:22 pm

There is some good news for Democrats in what is  going to be a very tough Senate election cycle. In the open Georgia Senate race the newly declared Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn starts off the race ahead of or at least tied against the most likely Republican candidates. From PPP: PPP’s newest Georgia Senate poll [...]

Democratic Polls Show Mitch McConnell Narrowly Losing

By: Friday August 2, 2013 12:29 pm

If two new polls done for Democratically aligned groups and Democrat challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are to be believed then Senator Mitch McConnell (R) is currently narrowly trailing in his Kentucky re-election bid. A PPP poll commissioned Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and Democracy For America (DFA) found that Grimes with 45 percent compared to [...]

More Bad Polling for Rubio and What It Could Mean for Immigration Reform

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 12:40 pm

Recent polling has all been bad news for Marco Rubio (R-FL). A new PPP poll found Rubio has drop substantially in their national Republican primary poll. He went from first place to sixth over the past several months. From PPP: PPP’s newest look at the Republican field for 2016 finds some big changes from our [...]

Democrats Are in Good Shape in Michigan Senate Race

By: Thursday June 6, 2013 9:56 am

Despite the decision by Sen. Carl Levin (D) to retire, Democrats are still in a good position to hold onto his seat. New polling by PPP finds Democrat Gary Peters with at least a five point lead over all the possible Republican candidates. From PPP: The strongest potential Republican candidate at this point is former [...]

Sanford Holds Single Point Lead Over Colbert Busch

By: Monday May 6, 2013 9:42 am

With the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district taking place tomorrow the race couldn’t be closer. According to a new PPP poll former Gov. Mark Sanford holds a single point lead over Democrats Elizabeth Colbert Busch. From PPP: PPP’s final poll of the special election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District finds a [...]