Democrats’ political woes continue to mount in this year’s midterm elections in November, according to a new report Tuesday.
A Politico report title“Dems is shaken by early polling,” noting that the party experienced a “terrifying incident during the House Democrats’ caucus the day before.”
“A poll has been released showing Governor JB Pritzker facing upheaval in the suburbs – even trailing Republican gubernatorial candidates Richard Irvin and Darren Bailey. The problem is that no explanation for the suburbs has been polled,” the report noted.
“A source familiar with the data told Playbook that ‘burb is not Cook County but the conservative and central areas where the House Dems are trying to gain traction. That hasn’t stopped the gobbling that some legislators have had,” Politico added.
“The poll also touches on issues of concern – the top entry is crime, which surprises anyone. Others familiar with the poll say House Speaker Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch is trying to ignite Democrats to get them on the campaign trail by showing that no contest can be won. taken for granted,” the report continued.
“He asked him to keep the numbers private, which didn’t go very well. (Hey, they were scared.) A spokesperson for House Democrats did not respond to a request for comment,” the report added.
Last week, a Wall Street Journal poll found that President Biden and the Democratic Party had lost voters’ confidence on key issues:
Despite Biden temporarily gaining national approval after defending Ukraine’s sovereignty during his recent State of the Union speech, 57% of voters said they disapprove of job performance. amid inflation and high gas prices, according to a Wall Street Journal poll released on Friday. The poll, which surveyed 1,500 registered voters, was conducted online and by phone between March 2 and March 7 and had a margin of error of 2.5%.
Voters said they no longer trust Democrats to handle COVID-19 and public education issues to the same extent as in the previous November 2021 WSJ poll. While 41% still believe Democrats are better equipped to handle the nation’s COVID-19 response, only 38% of voters believe the Democratic Party’s plan improves public education, the poll found. see.
When asked about middle-class support, its handling of inflation, and the struggling US economy, voters gave Biden and the Democrats no hit. More than 50% of voters said the economy and inflation should immediately be the top issue for the federal government.
“Many voters say Republicans have a better plan to improve the economy, between 45% and 37%, despite Sen. Mitch McConnell and Representative Kevin McCarthy, the party leaders in each chamber, has made a number of specific economic policy proposals that they will pursue if they take control of Congress,” the Journal said.
“This is a five-fold alarm for the Democrats,” said Tom Beaven, founder of Real Clear Politics.
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