Things Are Not Looking Good for Democrats

By: Tuesday October 28, 2014 5:38 pm

We are now entering the final stretch of the election and things continue to look bad for the Democratic Party. The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll is just about all bad news for the Democrats.

The big number is the generic ballot. Among likely voters, 50 percent prefer the Republican party while only 44 percent prefer the Democratic party.


New Poll Gives Republicans Eight Point Lead in Generic Ballot Due to Low Democratic Turnout

By: Wednesday October 22, 2014 8:04 am

The news for Democrats is not looking good. The latest AP-GfK poll found Republicans with an eight point lead in the generic ballot among likely voters. This is the largest lead for Republicans in any generic ballot poll this year.

Georgia Poll is one Bright Spot in a Day of Bad News for Democrats

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 9:20 am

Good news from Georgia and bad news from Kentucky and Colorado for Democrats in 2014 US Senate races.

GOP Leads in Three New Generic Ballot Polls

By: Friday September 12, 2014 12:12 pm

If the election was held today according to the ABC/Washington Post poll 47 percent of likely voters would back a Republican and only 44 percent would vote for a Democrat. The other polls are even worse.

GOP Takes the Lead in Generic Ballot Poll

By: Wednesday September 3, 2014 11:07 am

There is some bad news for the Democratic party. According to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll, the Republican party has taken a significant lead in the generic ballot.

Democrats Have a Big Lead in the Generic Ballot — But They Must Convince Supporters to Vote

By: Friday August 15, 2014 1:21 pm

If the Congressional election were held today Democrats would have a seven-point edge according to a new Fox News poll. In the generic ballot Democrats lead 46 percent to 39 percent among registered voters.

As always, though, the big problem for Democrats remains convincing their potential supporters to vote. When you look only at voters who say they are interested in voting this November Republicans are winning 45 percent to 44 percent. That is a huge enthusiasm gap.

Voters Feel Some 2012 Buyer’s Remorse

By: Monday July 28, 2014 7:49 am

President Obama’s job approval rating has been negative for months and it has gotten so bad a majority of voters now wish he lost his re-election. If the Presidential election was held again today 53 percent of voters say they would back Mitt Romney while only 44 percent would vote for Barack Obama

Democrats Suffer From Significant Enthusiasm Gap

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 9:12 am

While Democrats hold a small two-point lead in the generic Congressional ballot, the big problem for them is their voters aren’t enthusiastic about turning out.

Democrats up by Two in Generic Ballot

By: Tuesday June 3, 2014 8:00 am

The problem for Democrats is they still struggle to get their voters to care about a non-presidential elections. While 81 percent of Republicans say they are almost certain to vote this November only 74 percent of Democrats are. Similarly, 77 percent of whites say they are almost certain to vote in the upcoming election while only 67 percent of non-whites say the same.

Good News for Congressional Republicans in Generic Ballot

By: Monday May 5, 2014 7:52 am

In the generic Congressional ballot Republicans have a large lead according to a new Pew Research poll. If the election was held today 47 percent of voters would pick the Republican in their district while only 43 percent would choose the Democrat.

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