Election Center

POLL: Many Americans say midterm elections results were positive for U.S.

How do you feel about the results of this year’s elections--do you feel they are very positive for the country, somewhat positive, somewhat negative, or very negative for the country?

Somewhat positive 44% Somewhat negative 22% Very positive 17% Very negative 11% Neutral/mixed 4% Not sure 2%
Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal
Date conducted: 11/11/2010 - 11/15/2010
Sample: 1,000 adults
Margin of error: +/- 3.1% pts

According to This Poll

Sixty-one percent of those surveyed in a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll said the results of the 2010 midterm elections were either "very positive" or "somewhat positive" for the country.

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