THE BLOG
08/09/2010 04:04 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

US: Generic Ballot (Gallup, Rasmussen 8/2-8)

National

Gallup
8/2-8/10; 1,600 registered voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Gallup release)

2010 Congress: Generic Ballot
49% Republican, 43% Democrat (chart)

Rasmussen
8/2-8/10; 3,500 likely voters, 2% margin of error
Mode: Automated phone
(Rasmussen release)

2010 Congress: Generic Ballot
46% Republican, 39% Democrat (chart)