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Democrats Take the Edge in Generic Congressional Ballot

Democrats Take the Edge in Generic Congressional Ballot

With midterms on the horizon, voters now seem to want a shift in Congressional leadership.

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 37% would vote for the Republican. Just five percent (5%) would vote for some other candidate, but another 12% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 24-25, 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 January 24-25, 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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