Republicans Catch Up with Democrats in Polls

After lagging behind Democrats when voters are polled on the generic congressional ballot, Republicans catch up.

When the polls reported Democrats were ahead, I was skeptical. Aren’t these the same polls that assured us that Hillary Clinton was sure to win? So if Republicans catch up with Democrats, I begin to wonder if the GOP is actually way ahead.

It is impossible to be sure. All we can do is make sure we vote in November 2018 and encourage other conservatives to also vote.

Politico reports, “Poll: GOP gains on generic ballot, Trump approval ticks upward.

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Republicans have erased the Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot in a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll that, for the first time since April, also shows President Donald Trump’s approval rating equaling the percentage of voters who disapprove of his job performance.

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Fully 39 percent of registered voters say they would support the GOP candidate for Congress in their district, while 38 percent would back the Democratic candidate. Nearly a quarter of voters, 23 percent, are undecided.

Voters are split almost evenly along party lines. Democratic voters break for their party, 85 percent to 5 percent, while Republicans similarly favor the GOP, 84 percent to 8 percent. Among independent voters, 26 percent would vote for the Democrat, 25 percent for the Republican and nearly half, 49 percent, are undecided.

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