Democrats hold issue advantage, but not on 2014 midterm vote

Poll Questions

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling The economy?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling Implementation of the new health care law? (half sample)

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling International affairs? (half sample)

No opinion

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling The economy?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling Health care?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling Immigration issues?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling The federal budget deficit?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling Helping the middle class?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling Energy policy?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling Taxes?

Q: Do you think Barack Obama is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is he out of touch?

No opinion

Q: Do you think the Republican party is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is it out of touch?

No opinion

Q: Do you think the Democratic party is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is it out of touch?

No opinion

Q: Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: Regardless of whether or not the recession is over, in terms of your own personal experience, do you feel the economy has or has not begun to recover?

No opinion

Q: (IF ECONOMY HAS BEGUN TO RECOVER) Do you think the economy's recovery so far has been a strong one or a weak one?

No opinion

Q: (COMBINED RESULTS) Do you feel the economy has or has not begun to recover? (If yes,) Do you think the economy's recovery so far has been a strong one or a weak one? (RESULTS BASED ON ALL ADULTS)

Q: Thinking about the next election in November, right now, are you inclined to vote to re-elect your representative in Congress, or are you inclined to look around for someone else to vote for?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional district?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Now thinking about the U.S. Senate, if an election for the U.S. Senate were being held in your state today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate)? (see detailed view for results in 2014 Senate states)

Q: If a candidate for U.S. Congress supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, would that make you more likely to vote for that candidate, less likely or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?

Q: If a candidate for U.S. Congress supports the federal health care law, would that make you more likely to vote for that candidate, less likely or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?

Q: If a candidate for U.S. Congress supports increasing the minimum wage, would that make you more likely to vote for that candidate, less likely or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?

Q: If a candidate for U.S. Congress supports the tea party political movement, would that make you more likely to vote for that candidate, less likely or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?

Q: If a candidate for U.S. Congress supports gay marriage, would that make you more likely to vote for that candidate, less likely or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?

Q: What's your view of the Tea Party political movement - would you say you support it strongly, support it somewhat, oppose it somewhat or oppose it strongly?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG LEANED REPUBLICANS) What do you think about Tea Party candidates running to unseat Republicans currently serving in Congress - on balance do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing for the Republican Party?

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

 
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