The Politico Poll and Conservative Strength

Politico has come out with a new poll, and the results in many ways are encouraging for Republicans.  The population sample was from competitive House districts and competitive Senate races, so these results are particularly important in terms of winning congressional races legitimately in play in both houses of Congress. Voters are more likely to vote for Republican candidates than Democrat candidates; those voters who strongly support one party over the other also favor Republicans; and voters who are enthusiastic about voting also favor Republicans.  If this pattern in swing districts and states continues through to November, Republicans will not only capture the Senate comfortably, but also gain a significant number of House seats as well. What ought to interest conservatives about these poll results, however, is the ideological demographics.  Polling organizations – all polling organizations, whatever their political predisposition – show that...(Read Full Article)