New Polls Give New Evidence That A Blue Wave is Coming

Two recent opinion polls have lifted Democratic spirits as well as their prospects of sweeping to victory in the fall midterm elections.

A new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal says that:

  1. “By a whopping 25-point margin, voters say they’re more likely to back a congressional candidate who promises to serve as a check on President Donald Trump.”
  2. “And by a similar margin, they say they’re less likely to vote for someone who has supported the president on most issues.”

This is a huge differential.  It proves the old adage that Americans generally prefer a split government, and don’t like it when one political party dominates Washington.  The vast majority of Americans want Democrats to be in charge of Congress to “serve as a check” on the president. read more

New Poll Shows Democrats With Double Digit Lead in Generic Ballot

Democrats have a ten percentage point lead over Republicans in a generic ballot for the 2018 midterm congressional elections according to a new poll released by NBC News at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Sunday.

Exactly half of the registered voters polled in the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll say they want Congress controlled by Democrats, while just 40% say they would prefer a Republican-controlled Congress. read more