Thursday, August 9, 2018

Democrat Lead in August Generic Ballot Drops to Two Points

 Voters fill out primary ballots at a Polk County polling place at East Side Library in Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Five Democrats are competing for their party's nomination to oppose Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, and big fields of Democrats also are running for U.S. House seats, reflecting …

There are a number of possible explanations for this fairly dramatic movement away from the Big Blue Wave. To begin with, we have had some undeniably good economic news of late, which voters are crediting President Trump for.

The latest round of polls that look at the generic ballot show a dramatic  drop for Democrats as we head into the 2018 mid-terms elections.

In the Real Clear Politics poll of polls, Democrats enjoyed a seven point advantage last week. As of Thursday, that lead has slipped to just five points.

That five point lead, though, includes polls going back to mid-July, including an outlier Quinnipiac poll that gave Democrats a 12 point lead.

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