Skip to comments.Poll: Democrats' 2018 Lead Is Narrowing
Posted on 01/22/2018 9:24:39 AM PST by Signalman
The Democrats lead over Republicans on a generic 2018 election ballot has narrowed, a new poll has found.
According to a CNN survey, Democrats have a 5-point lead, with 49 percent of respondents saying theyd support Democrats on a generic congressional ballot. Forty-four percent of registered voters said theyd support Republicans.
The latest poll narrows the 18-point lead Democrats held over Republicans when the survey was conducted in December, at which point 56 percent of respondents said theyd choose Democrats while 38 percent said theyd vote for the Republican candidate.
The survey comes as support for the Republican tax law is improving.
he New York Times/Survey Monkey poll pegged support for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at 46 percent, with 49 percent disapproving. Thirty-eight percent approved in a Marist survey for NPR and PBS's NewsHour. In a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, support for the bill climbed 6 points to 30 percent.
All told, these ratings represent an improvement from the barely one quarter of American voters who supported the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in late December when the package cleared Congress on a narrow, party-line vote (all Democrats voted no) and was signed by President Trump. [ ]
In the New York Times poll, the 46 percent approval for the Republican tax bill revealed a 9-point gain from December; the Marist survey for NPR and PBSs NewsHour showed a 10-point jump.
This issue presents a major opportunity for Republicans to continue building on the progress that has been made and to improve their standing going into the fall, said Republican pollster David Winston, reports The Washington Examiner.
Update: Maybe not?
A separate Washington Post/ABC News poll found Democrats still have double-digit lead over Republicans, with 51 percent of registered voters saying they'd choose a Democratic congressional candidate for the House if the election were being held today. Thirty-nine percent of respondents said they'd support a Republican over a Democrat.
Just like Hillary’s in 2016
Just like HilLIARy’s 10-point lead?
If we had an opposition party that was on the side of the citizens and the rule of law they could clearly paint the Democrats as the party of lawlessness and illegal aliens.
The GOP elected are mostly on the side of illegal aliens and their employers.
And THIS is why Chuck-U Schumer just caved and ended the Schumer shutdown.
“According to a CNN survey, Democrats have a 5-point lead”
So that means they are probably really about -10.
A CNN “survey”. That makes this REALLY, REALLY bad news for the ‘RATS if CNN is saying it.
The generics are useless. Without a name these efforts are a waste of time.
CNN is now reporting Schumer said a deal has been reached in the shutdown.
Exactly..Democrats know that the ONLY ones that want amnesty for illegals is their far left base
How can failing media like CNN/Newsweak/NY Slimes, WSJ/Compost/ABC Fake News and ? stay open to publish their 24/7 Fake News?
Does the Deep State finance and control: Our media/mediots like CNN, the DNC/RATS/GOPE/ DOJ/FBI?
And remember how Hillary expected to be 50 points ahead.......
Also remember the Dems have inner city districts that they win 99%. Republicans have nothing like that, so any slim Dem lead really means the majority of Republicans are ahead.
Exactly, the responder just makes up their ideal/perfect candidate. Who wouldn't vote for a perfect candidate?
Eventually the real candidate shows up, and everyone says "What? that SOB? I'm not voting for him!"
When did this happen? It is not on breaking news.
Theyre voting on it now following the SCHUMER SURRENDER speech. The yes (for closure) is now over 80.
Is it really a SCHUMER SURRENDER?
I really don’t trust the GOPe on any of this.
SCHUMER is SURRENDERING to Trumps terms, not Turtlemans terms.
The RATS will never say it’s a Trump victory, of course,
Thank you for the updates. Much appreciated!!
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