Republicans have definitively overtaken Democrats in midterm election polls, according to both major poll aggregating sites.
Both RealClearPolitics and FiveThirtyEight show Republicans leading Democrats in a generic ballot. RealClearPolitics shows the GOP with a four-point lead, while FiveThirtyEight gives them 1.9 points more than Democrats.
The sites collect poll results from different sources and average them together. Most polls this far before the election show Democrats way ahead of Republicans in the generic ballot, even for elections that Republicans end up winning seats or majorities in.
Democrats hold both the House and Senate with extremely thin majorities–just five seats in the House and an evenly divided Senate with Vice President Kamala Harris as the tiebreaker.
59% of people in a recent Harvard-Harris poll disapproved of how the Democrat-controlled Congress was doing its job, while only 30% approved.
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