Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 42%, Democrats 38%

Generic Congressional Ballot: The percentage of voters who say “if the election were held today,” they would vote for the Republican or the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in their district.

2014 Generic Congressional Vote

Republicans have jumped out to a four-point lead over Democrats on the latest Generic Congressional Ballot after trailing for most weeks this year.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending August 3 finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Republican in their district’s congressional race if the election were held today, while 38% would choose the Democrat instead. It’s the highest level of support for the GOP since late December.

The national telephone survey of 3,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from July 28-August 3, 2014. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

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Latest Political Polls Average = Democrats +1.00

2014 Generic Congressional Vote

Real Clear Politics Polling Data
Poll Date Sample Democrats (D) Republicans (R) Spread
RCP Average 7/8 – 8/3 44.0 43.0 Democrats +1.0
Rasmussen Reports 7/28 – 8/3 3500 LV 38 42 Republicans +4
FOX News 7/20 – 7/22 1057 RV 43 41 Democrats +2
CNN/Opinion Research 7/18 – 7/20 899 RV 48 44 Democrats +4
Pew Research 7/8 – 7/14 1420 RV 47 45 Democrats +2

All 2014 Generic Congressional Vote Polling Data

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