A New Rasmussen survey has found a 9 point lead for Republican candidate in a generic congressional ballot among likely voters. Democratic analyst Nate Silver has concluded that, if this 9 point lead is real, democrats will lose 65 to 79 house seats. They need 45 to retire Nancy Pelosi as Speaker.
Republican candidates now hold a nine-point lead over Democrats on the Generic Congressional Ballot...
While solid majorities of Democrats and Republicans support their own party, the plurality (42%) of voters not affiliated with either major party now prefer the Republican candidate, while 18% like the Democrat. These findings have remained fairly consistent for months now.