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Political Polls



Congressional Job Approval

Poll Date Approve Disapprove Spread
RCP Average 2/11 - 3/16 24.2 66.2 -42.0
FOX News 3/14 - 3/16 24 65 -41
ABC News/Wash Post 3/10 - 3/13 27 69 -42
Gallup 3/3 - 3/6 18 74 -56
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 2/24 - 2/28 22 69 -47
CBS News 2/11 - 2/14 24 62 -38
Newsweek/Daily Beast 2/12 - 2/15 30 58 -28

Generic Congressional Vote

Poll Date Sample Republicans Democrats Spread
RCP Average 10/25 - 10/31 -- 50.7 41.3 Republicans +9.4
Gallup 10/28 - 10/31 1539 LV 55 40 Republicans +15
Reuters/Ipsos 10/28 - 10/31 654 LV 50 44 Republicans +6
Pew Research 10/27 - 10/30 1809 LV 48 42 Republicans +6
Rasmussen Reports 10/25 - 10/31 3500 LV 51 39 Republicans +12
CNN/Opinion Research 10/27 - 10/30 542 LV 52 42 Republicans +10
FOX News 10/26 - 10/28 764 LV 50 37 Republicans +13
ABC News/Wash Post 10/25 - 10/28 786 LV 49 45 Republicans +4

Direction of Country

Poll Date Right Direction Wrong Track Spread
RCP Average 3/1 - 3/20 26.8 64.6 -37.8
Rasmussen Reports 3/14 - 3/20 23 71 -48
National Journal/FD 3/4 - 3/8 26 60 -34
Bloomberg 3/4 - 3/7 28 63 -35
Reuters/Ipsos 3/3 - 3/6 31 64 -33
Resurgent Republic (R) 3/1 - 3/3 26 65 -39