UPDATED Sep. 22, 2021, at 5:31 PM

Do Voters Want Democrats Or Republicans In Congress?

An updating estimate of the generic congressional ballot, based on polls that ask people which party they would support in an election.

All polls

KEY

ESTIMATE

90% OF POLLS PROJECTED TO FALL IN THIS RANGE

DATES
POLLSTER
GRADESAMPLE
WEIGHT
R
Republican
D
Democrat
LEADERADJUSTED LEADER
Sep. 18-21
YouGov
B+
1,281RV
0.49
48%
52%
Democrat +4D +1
Sep. 18-20
Morning Consult
B
1,998RV
0.89
40%
44%
Democrat +4D +3
Sep. 9-14
McLaughlin & Associates
C/D
1,000LV
0.49
47%
46%
Republican +1D +2
Sep. 10-13
YouGov
B+
1,153RV
0.43
37%
43%
Democrat +6D +3
Sep. 10-13
Quinnipiac University
A-
1,079RV
1.16
43%
47%
Democrat +4D +3
Sep. 10-13
Morning Consult
B
1,997RV
0.89
39%
43%
Democrat +4D +3
Sep. 10-11
RMG Research
B-
1,200RV
0.57
40%
40%
TieD +1
Sep. 4-8
The Winston Group
A/B
1,000RV
1.25
43%
46%
Democrat +3D +3
Sep. 1-8
Public Opinion Strategies
A-
800RV
1.24
42%
42%
TieD +1
Sep. 4-7
YouGov
B+
1,158RV
0.40
37%
43%
Democrat +6D +3
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Key

= NEW

A = ALL ADULTS

RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

V = VOTERS

LV = LIKELY VOTERS