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Generic Ballot: Democrats 45%, Republicans 38%

Monday, October 14, 2013

Democrats have jumped to a seven-point lead over Republicans on the Generic Congressional Ballot as the government shutdown and the debate over raising the federal debt ceiling drag on. 

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending Sunday, October 13, shows that 45% of Likely Voters would vote for the Democrat in their district’s congressional race if the election were held today, while 38% would choose the Republican instead.


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