Sunday, April 30, 2017

Democrats have the advantage in generic congressional vote polls

Don’t Just Look At Trump’s Approval Rating To Judge His First 100 Days.  (FiveThirtyEight, 4/25/2017)
But presidential approval is not a great measure of the more immediate electoral issue: How will the president’s party do in the midterm elections? By all means, keep one eye on Trump’s approval rating, but keep the other on the generic congressional ballot — a longstanding poll question that pits a nameless Republican against a nameless Democrat in a race for the House.

Related posts:
After one quarter of play, Americans consider Trump the worst President since the 1950s.  (4/22/2017)
UPDATE: And as for the polls, it just keeps getting worse for Donald Trump.  (3/31/2017)

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