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Americans Think Republicans Are Out Of Touch, But Plan To Vote For Them Anyway

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Americans overwhelmingly consider Republicans to be out of touch, and they trust them less than Democrats on the issues -- but that doesn't mean the G...

Jordan Howard

Bad News For Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new survey sponsored by a Democratic super PAC reveals that several Republican-held House seats could be competitive next year as Demo...

Beating the Summertime Polling Blues

Margie Omero | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

Tough numbers. An upside-down job rating going into an election is difficult for incumbents to overcome. Stock market convulsions fuel unease. While the last set of job numbers showed increasing private-sector jobs, pessimism is high.

Emily Swanson

Democrats Beat Out Republicans On 2012 Generic Ballot

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

Following an already bad week of polling news for congressional Republicans, a new USA Today/Gallup poll finds that Democrats have taken the lead on t...

US-Generic Ballot: 50% Republican, 43% Democrat (Democracy Corps 10/23-25)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democracy Corps (D) 10/23-26/10; 800 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Democracy Corps release National 2010 House...

US-Generic Ballot: 51% Republican, 39% Democrat (Rasmussen 10/25-31)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen Reports 10/25-31/10; 3,500 likely voters, 2% margin of error Mode: Automated telephone interview (Rasmussen release) National 2010 House: ...

US-Generic Ballot: 49% Republican, 43% Democrat (NBC/WSJ 10/28-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NBC News / Wall Street Journal 10/28-30/10; 748 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews MSNBC PDF National 2010 House: G...

US-Generic Ballot: 55% Republican, 40% Democrat (Gallup 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today / Gallup 10/28-31/10; 1,539 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Gallup release National 2010 House: Generic ...

Mark Blumenthal

Do Generic Polls Show GOP Lead Narrowing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Readers of The Washington Post woke this morning to the headline "GOP HOLDS EDGE AT FINISH" splashed across its front page. An above-the-...

US-Generic Ballot: 50% Republican, 42% Democrat (Zogby 10/27)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby International 10/25-27/10; 2067 Likely voters, 2.2% margin of error Mode: Internet (Zogby article) National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 50%...

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Democrat, 45% Republican (Newsweek 10/20-21)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newsweek 10/20-21/10; 1,005 adults, 3.8% margin of error 773 likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Newsweek release Nat...

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Republican, 41% Democrat (Zogby 10/15-18)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby 10/15-18/10; 2,068 likely voters, 2.2% margin of error Mode: Internet Zogby release National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 48% Republican, 41%...

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Republican, 39% Democrat (Rasmussen 10/11-17)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 3,500 likely voters, 2% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Rasmussen release National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 48% Repub...

Gallup's Implausible Likely Voter Results

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

According to the Gallup Poll, a generic Republican candidate currently leads a generic Democratic candidate by 17 points among likely voters in a hypothetical House matchup. But how plausible are Gallup's results?

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Republican, 39% Democrat (Fox 10/11-13)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Opinion Dynamics 10/11-13/10; 1,200 registered voters, 3% margin of error 687 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interv...

US-Generic Ballot: 45% Republican, 45% Democrat (YouGov 10/9-12)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov / Economist 10/9-12/10; 1,000 adults 698 registered voters Mode: Internet YouGov release National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot Registered vo...

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Republican, 44% Democrat (Ipsos/Reuters 10/7-11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ipsos / Reuters 10/7-11/10; 1,038 adults, 3% margin of error 720 likely voters Mode: Live telephone interviews (Ipsos release) National Obama Job A...

US-Generic Ballot: 45% Democrat, 45% Republican (Zogby 10/8-11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby Interactive 10/8-11/10; 2,071 likely voters, 2.2% margin of error Mode: Internet (Zogby release) National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 45% D...

US-Generic Ballot: 42% Democrat, 40% Republican (Bloomberg 10/7-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bloomberg by Selzer & Co. 10/7-10/10; 721 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Bloomberg story) National 2010 Congre...

US-Generic Ballot: 53% Republican, 41% Democrat (Gallup 9/30-10/10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gallup 9/30-10/10/10; 2,747 registered voters, 2% margin of error 1,953 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Gallup rele...

US-Generic Ballot: 47% Republican, 39% Democrat (Rasmussen 10/4-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/4-10/10; 3,500 likely voters, 2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 47% R...

US-Generic Ballot: 45% Republican, 37% Democrat (CBS 10/1-5)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CBS News 10/1-5/10; 991 Likely voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CBS News release) National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballo...

US-Generic Ballot: 48% Republican, 44% Democrat (YouGov/Economist 10/2-5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov / Economist 10/2-5/10; 1,00 adults 732 registered voters Mode: Internet (YouGov release) National Obama Job Approval 43% Approve, 51% Disappr...

US-Generic Ballot: 43% Republican, 43% Democrat (Zogby 10/1-4)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby 10/1-4/10; 2,077 likely voters, 2.2% margin of error Mode: Internet (Zogby release) National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 43% Democrat, 43% R...

US-Generic Ballot: 49% Republican, 43% Democrat (ABC/Post 9/30-10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News / Washington Post 9/30-10/3/10; 1,002 adults, 3.5% margin of error 669 likely voters; 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (ABC...