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Democrats Maintain Edge in April’s Generic Ballot

Democrats Maintain Edge in April’s Generic Ballot

Democrats continue to hold a slight lead over Republicans on the Generic Congressional Ballot, though that  lead has narrowed since the beginning of the year.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that, if the elections for Congress were held today, 45% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Democratic candidate, while 40% would vote for the Republican. Just six percent (6%) would vote for some other candidate, but another nine percent (9%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 8-9, 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 April 8-9, 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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