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Generic Congressional Ballot Tightening In Favour Of Democrats


The Real Clear Politics Generic Congressional Ballot trackers is currently showing the tightest spread between Democrats and Republicans since January.

  • RCP currently shows the Republican party with a 2.1% lead and three recent polls from PBS, Morning Consult, and YouGov have reported a Democrat lead.
  • Generic ballot asks respondents who they would vote for in their district between a generic Republican and Democrat candidate.
  • The Hill recently reported that internal polling from the Democrat party has shown the GOP with a far wider lead: 'Congressional Democrats are trailing Republicans on the generic ballot in battleground districts by 8 points, according to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.'

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