Republicans are winning a demographic advantage long dominated by Democrats, leaving Republicans at risk of a political boom during the midterms, according to a new survey from The Wall Street Journal. November and beyond, according to a new survey from The Wall Street Journal.
While the party in the White House lost historic seats in the midterm elections, Democrats are facing many headwinds including historic inflation, foreign policy disasters, high gas prices and Now there’s the loss of minority voters, what one analyst likened to the party’s “alarm flare of the year”.
Additionally, many voters prefer Republicans over Democrats in terms of congressional candidates.
“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 magazine said.
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The survey also shows Republicans are benefiting among minorities. By 9 percentage points, Hispanic voters in the new poll said they would favor a Republican candidate for Congress over a Democratic candidate. The two parties were tied among Hispanic voters in the Journal’s survey in November.
Democratic margins have also eroded among Black voters, who support Congressional Democrats 35 percentage points in the new survey, down from 56 points in November. with a Republican candidate rose to 27% among Black voters, up from 12% in November.
Tom Bevan, co-founder and president of RealClearPolitics wrote on Twitter: “These are 5 alarm bells for the Democrats.
The survey also found that in a head-to-head match, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump each got 45% of the poll, but as one GOP executive noted, that’s irrelevant. in November.
“A lot of Democrats would want to use Trump as a traitor in the midterms, but he’s not on the ballot,” said Republican pollster Tony Fabrizio. “And that really matters, given how important inflation and the economy are to voters.”
Democratic pollster John Anzalone, who led the poll during President Biden’s presidential campaign, painted a dimmer picture.
“The mood of the country couldn’t be better since the last poll. In fact, it got a little worse,” he said.
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