Republicans continue to hold a solid lead in preferences for Tuesday's midterm elections among likely voters -- enough so as to suggest they will win control of the House. The GOP owes its lead to strong backing from independents and record-levels of engagement among its partisans.
Ground War More Intense Than 2006, Early Voting More Prevalent
Possible Negatives for Candidates: Vote for Bank Bailout, Palin Support
Latinos and the 2010 Elections: Strong Support for Democrats; Weak Voter Motivation
In a year when support for Democratic candidates has eroded, the party’s standing among one key voting group—Latinos—appears as strong as ever.
Independents Oppose Party in Power...Again
Few Say Religion Shapes Immigration, Environment Views
Republicans Faring Better with Men, Whites, Independents and Seniors
Earmarks Could Help Candidates in Midterms; Palin and Tea Party Connections Could Hurt
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