Poll: Independents Fuel Republican Bid to Recapture Congress

Poll: Independents Fuel Republican Bid to Recapture Congress

Support from unaffiliated voters is propelling Republicans’ bid to reclaim both the House and Senate in November, a new Rasmussen Reports poll found.

When likely U.S. voters were asked who they would vote for if elections were held today, 48 percent said a Republican candidate, 39 percent said a Democrat candidate, and just four percent said some other candidate. Nine percent were unsure.

Rasmussen Reports said the Republican lead is “due to both a greater GOP partisan intensity and a 17-point advantage among independents.”

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks as she introduces President Joe Biden during the 2022 House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference March 11, 2022, in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)


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