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The Democratic Strategist

Political Strategy for a Permanent Democratic Majority

New DCorps Poll Shows Dems Lead House, Senate Races

A Democracy Corps Poll conducted by Greeberg Quinlan Rosner from 12/8-12 brings good news for Dems 11 months before the 2006 congressional elections. The poll found that 50 percent of likely voters said they would vote for the Democratic candidate for Senate in their state if the election were held today, with 42 percent saying they would vote for the Republican. In the House races, 49 percent of LV’s said they would vote for the Democratic candidate, with 41 percent for the Republican. The poll also found that 60 percent of respondents agreed that “things have gotten pretty seriously on the wrong track” and 53 percent disapproved of the way Bush is “handling his job as President.”