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Voters Say Democrats Likely to Win House, Not Senate

Most voters think Democrats are likely to take charge of the House of Representatives following next month’s elections but expect them to fall short of capturing the Senate, too.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Democrats are likely to win control of the House, with 23% who say it’s Very Likely. Thirty-seven percent (37%) consider a Democratic takeover unlikely, but that includes just 12% who say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 15-16, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 15-16, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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