Democrats Hold Small Lead in the Generic House Ballot

By: Tuesday July 8, 2014 10:30 am

Four months out from the election and Democrats continue to hold a very small lead in the generic Congressional ballot. According to Quinnipiac, if the election was held today 41 percent would vote for a Democrats in the House of Representatives while 39 percent would vote for a Republican. This two point lead is unchanged [...]

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 [...]

Scandal Takes Real Toll on Christie’s National Support

By: Tuesday January 21, 2014 3:52 pm

There are now several polls confirming that the bridge scandal is doing serious damage to Gov. Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) standing in national polls. According to Pew Research the percentage of people who see Christie unfavorably jumped from only 17 percent last year to 34 percent this year. At the same time, the percent who see [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Terry McAuliffe Owes Boehner a Really Nice Gift Basket

By: Thursday October 10, 2013 10:20 am

The government shutdown has been great for Terry McAuliffe, the democratic candidate for governor in Virginia. A new Quinnipiac poll found it has played a big role in helping McAuliffe double his lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in less than a month. From Quinnipiac: Almost half of Virginia likely voters say State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli [...]

Democrats Now Have Nine Point Lead in the Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday October 1, 2013 10:00 am

The early results are in and it is clear this government shutdown fight is doing significant damage to the Republican party. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Democrats now have taken a massive nine point lead in the generic ballot.

Virginia Governor Race Tightens Up

By: Wednesday September 18, 2013 11:57 am

While Democrat Terry McAuliffe continues to lead in the latest Quinnipiac poll of Virginia, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has managed to narrow the gap. In the race for governor McAuliffe gets 44 percent of likely voters, Cuccinelli has 41 percent and Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis stands at 7 percent. Back in August, Quinnipiac found [...]

Poll Confirms Terry McAuliffe Holds Slim Lead in Virginia

By: Thursday July 18, 2013 11:21 am

Another poll confirms that Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a modest lead in the Virginia gubernatorial race taking place this November. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, McAuliffe currently stands at 43 percent support, while Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has only 39 percent support. This is nearly identical to the results of a PPP poll [...]

Christie and Booker Both Hold Commanding Leads

By: Monday June 10, 2013 10:10 am

Two of the significant elections taking place this year are the New Jersey gubernatorial race and the New Jersey special Senate election. Neither looks like it will be very competitive, according to Quinnipiac. In the governor’s race, Chris Christie (R) is on track to easily win re-election.¬† According to Quinnipiac, Christie has a commanding 30 [...]

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