May 9, 2018

Democrats' generic ballot advantage hits a new low

Nancy Pelosi standing at a podium speaking into a microphone

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Democrats' advantage over Republicans in the generic congressional ballot has dropped to just 3 points, compared to 16 points in February and six points in March, according to a new CNN poll.

That's not great for Democrats, but it's not the only factor. The poll also found that among Americans who consider President Trump to be "extremely" important to their vote, 51% would support a candidate who opposes him.

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