Republicans riding turnout wave among 2014 voters

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 Immigration issues?

No opinion

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

No opinion

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

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling The threat of terrorism? (half sample)

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 the situation involving the insurgents known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria? (half sample)

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling The federal government's response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus? (half sample)

No opinion

Q: Do you think things in this country (are generally going in the right direction) or do you feel things (have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track)?

No opinion

Q: How satisfied are you with the way this country's political system is working - would you say very satisfied, mostly satisfied, mostly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?

Q: (IF DISSATISFIED) Who do you mainly blame for that - (Obama and the Democrats in Congress); (the Republicans in Congress); or both equally?

Q: Thinking about the midterm 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) Are you following the election very closely, somewhat closely, not so closely or not closely at all?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the Congressional election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY 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? Would you lean toward the (Democratic candidate) or toward the (Republican candidate)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) [Will/Was] one reason for your vote for Congress [be] to express (support for) Obama, to express (opposition to) Obama, or is/was Obama not a factor in your choice?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Have you recently been contacted by any individual or organization working in support of a candidate for Congress or the U.S. Senate, asking for your vote?

No opinion

Q: (IF CONTACTED) Were you asked to vote for a (Republican) candidate, for a (Democratic) candidate or were you contacted by both sides?

Q: (ASKED OF REGISTERED VOTERS) Which of the following will be/was the single most important issue in your vote for Congress - (the economy and jobs), (international conflicts), (health care), (the way things are working in Washington), (immigration) or something else?

Q: Do you think Obama does or does not have a clear plan for dealing with the main problems the nation faces over the next few years?

No opinion

Q: Do you think The Republicans in Congress do or do not have a clear plan for dealing with the main problems the nation faces over the next few years?

No opinion

Q: Regardless of your vote preference, overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of The Democratic Party?

No opinion

Q: Regardless of your vote preference, overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of The Republican Party?

No opinion

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you think better represents your own personal values? (Asked of half sample)

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you think is more concerned with the needs of people like you? (Asked of half sample)

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you think better understands the economic problems people in this country are having? (Asked of half sample)

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you think has better ideas about the right size and role of the federal government? (Asked of half sample)

Q: Overall, which party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job in coping with the main problems the nation faces over the next few years?

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 Issues that are especially important to women?

Q: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling the conflict with ISIS, the Islamic insurgents in Iraq and Syria?

Q: Which political party is closer to your own opinion on the issue of abortion, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans)?

Q: Which political party is closer to your own opinion on the issue of gay marriage, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans)?

Q: Would you say you, yourself are better off financially than you were when Obama first became president, not as well off, or in about the same shape as then financially?

Q: Would you say generally, over the long term, the standard of living in this country has been getting better, getting worse or staying about the same?

Q: How concerned are you about the possibility there will be more major terrorist attacks in the United States - is that something that worries you ...?

No opinion

Q: On another subject, do you support or oppose the Supreme Court action this week that allows gay marriages to go forward in several more states?

No opinion

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