Election Center

POLL: Nearly half have positive feelings about GOP gaining control of House

what word or short phrase would you use to describe how you feel about Republicans taking control of the House of Representatives?

Positive 48% Negative 27% Neutral 17%
Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal
Date conducted: 11/11/2010 - 11/15/2010
Sample: 1,000 adults (Asked of half the sample)
Margin of error: +/- 3.1% pts

According to This Poll

Asked for a word or short phrase to describe their feelings about the GOP gaining control of the House, 48 percent of those surveyed in a NBC News/Wall Street Journal responded with something positive. Twenty-seven responded with something negative.

Notes
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