13 Aug '11, 11am

Democrats Now Lead Republicans on Generic Ballot | Care2 Causes

Democrats Now Lead Republicans on Generic Ballot | Care2 Causes

It’s almost like 2010 all over again, expect this time it’s the Democrats’ turn to cause a potential wave. The latest Gallup polling is showing that Democrats are leading Republicans on the generic ballot, an early indicator that this year might be another switch in the balance of power in Washington. According to Gallup , “Democrats [are] leading Republicans, 51% to 44%, in registered voters’ preferences for which party’s candidate they would support in their district “if the elections for Congress were being held today.” Although the lead isn’t as large as their lead was in 2006 and 2008, according to the polling firm, it is the same as the lead the Republicans held at this point for the 2010 elections, which swept a large number of GOP politicians into office, flipped control of the House, and nearly flipped control of the Senate, too. Also noted in the poll: learning a...

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