Voters give Republicans an eight point lead in a generic congressional ballot. This is down two pints from a week ago.
Republican candidates now hold an eight-point lead over Democrats on the Generic Congressional Ballot for the week ending Sunday, June 20.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for their district's Republican congressional candidate, while 36% would opt for his or her Democratic opponent. Last week, Republicans led 46% to 36%, tying the GOP's largest lead ever since it first edged ahead of the Democrats a year ago.
Dissatisfaction with Congress is running very high. Only 12% of likely voters give Congress’ performance good or excellent ratings.
Though voters see more action from Congress, they continue to give the legislature poor ratings.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows only 12% give Congress’ performance good or excellent ratings. The majority (56%) gives Congress a poor rating.