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New Poll Shows Generic Congressional Ballot Tied


A Politico/Morning Consult poll has shown the generic congressional ballot, which pits an unnamed Democrat House rep against an unnamed Republican House rep, deadlocked 42% apiece.

  • The poll is the latest in a series of generic ballot polls showing the gap between Republican and Democrats tighter than many midterm projections suggest.
  • The other most recent poll, from the Economist/YouGov, has the GOP with a 2% lead, well within margins of error.
  • Many analysts consider the generic ballot a more reliable predictor of future election outcomes due to the tribal nature of party politics.

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