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Democrats Take Lead in Generic Congressional Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Last month showed a tie on the generic ballot for congressional races in North Carolina. The June Civitas Poll shows Democrats jumping out to a five-point lead in congressional races. Polls like these will probably remain fairly fluid up until election day, as there has been some back and forth for awhile.

Some of this could be related to reporting that Congressional approval rating currently stands at 14 percent. That’s pretty low, even for Congress. However, reelection rates for individual members still hover in the 92 percent range. Lots of people hold negative views toward Congress yet approve of the individual member that represents them in Washington.

This poll response will definitely be one of the ones to watch up until the November midterm election.

The full results of the poll can be found here.

The crosstabs for the poll can be found here.

 

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Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only organization offering independent, nonpartisan data on current opinion. In the decade we’ve been conducting them, our polls have provided vital insights on what North Carolina voters think of the leaders and issues facing the state and nation.

Founded in 2005, the Civitas Institute is a Raleigh, NC-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit policy organization committed to advancing conservative ideas and shrinking the size of government. Civitas fights to eliminate government barriers to freedom so that North Carolinians can live a better life.

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