55% Expect 'Noticeable' Change If Democrats Win Congress; 49% Say Same of GOP Win
With 11 months until Election Day, voters are closely divided over whether Democrats or Republicans will win full control of Congress, but most feel a Democratic takeover would have a bigger impact on their lives.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that a plurality (43%) of Likely U.S. Voters believes it is better for the country when one political party runs both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Thirty-one percent (31%) disagree and say it is better when each chamber is run by a different party. But a sizable 27% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 5-6, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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