Emily Swanson | July 1, 2010
Pew Research Center
6/16-20/10; 1,802 adults, 3% margin of error
1,496 registered voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
2010 Congress: Generic Ballot
Registered voters: 45% Republican, 45% Democrat (chart)
Would you like to see your representative in Congress be re-elected in the next congressional election, or not?
Registered voters: 49% Yes, 34% No
Regardless of how you feel about your own representative, would you like to see most members of Congress re-elected in the next congressional election, or not?
Registered voters: 31% Yes, 56% No
Do you think of your vote for Congress this fall as a vote FOR Barack Obama, as a vote AGAINST Barack Obama, or isn't Barack Obama much of a factor in your vote?
Registered voters: 23% For, 28% Against, 47% Not a factor
Generally what is MORE important to you this year...
41% Having new faces in office
50% Having experienced people who know how the government works
Job Approval / Disapproval (among all adults)
Reps in Congress: 31 / 55
Dems in Congress: 35 / 53
Party ID (among all adults)
34% Democrat, 27% Republican, 34% independent (chart)