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2002 Generic Congressional Vote

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Polling Data

PollDateSample
Democrats
Republicans
Spread
Final Results----45.049.6Republicans +4.6
RCP Average10/26 - 11/3--46.047.7Republicans +1.7
Ipsos-Reid/CookIpsos-Reid/Cook10/28 - 11/3--4644Republicans +2
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post10/31 - 11/2--4950Democrats +1
Pew ResearchPew Research10/30 - 11/2--4446Democrats +2
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup10/29 - 11/2--5145Republicans +6
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times10/27 - 10/31--4740Republicans +7
ZogbyZogby10/26 - 10/29--4951Democrats +2

All 2002 Generic Congressional Vote Polling Data

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Democrats
Republicans
Spread
Final Results----45.049.6Republicans +4.6
RCP Average10/26 - 11/3--46.047.7Republicans +1.7
Ipsos-Reid/CookIpsos-Reid/Cook10/28 - 11/3--4644Republicans +2
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post10/31 - 11/2--4950Democrats +1
Pew ResearchPew Research10/30 - 11/2--4446Democrats +2
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup10/29 - 11/2--5145Republicans +6
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times10/27 - 10/31--4740Republicans +7
ZogbyZogby10/26 - 10/29--4951Democrats +2
Ipsos-Reid/CookIpsos-Reid/Cook10/25 - 10/27--4345Democrats +2
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post10/24 - 10/27--4947Republicans +2
NewsweekNewsweek10/24 - 10/25--4643Republicans +3
CNN/TimeCNN/Time10/23 - 10/24--4347Democrats +4
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)10/22 - 10/24--4447Democrats +3
FOX NewsFOX News10/22 - 10/23--4041Democrats +1
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup10/21 - 10/22--4649Democrats +3
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl10/18 - 10/21--3939Tie
NPRNPR10/14 - 10/17--4145Democrats +4
NewsweekNewsweek10/10 - 10/11--4346Democrats +3
MaristMarist10/9 - 10/10--4439Republicans +5
FOX NewsFOX News10/8 - 10/9--4240Republicans +2
Wirthlin Worldwide (R)Wirthlin Worldwide (R)10/4 - 10/7--4143Democrats +2
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup10/3 - 10/6--4748Democrats +1
Pew ResearchPew Research10/2 - 10/6--4446Democrats +2
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times10/3 - 10/5--4246Democrats +4
NewsweekNewsweek9/26 - 9/27--4047Democrats +7
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post9/23 - 9/26--4246Democrats +4
FOX NewsFOX News9/24 - 9/25--4245Democrats +3
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times9/22 - 9/23--4040Tie
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup9/20 - 9/22--4650Democrats +4
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)9/17 - 9/22--4545Tie
Pub Op Str (R)Pub Op Str (R)9/15 - 9/19--4239Republicans +3
NewsweekNewsweek9/12 - 9/13--4341Republicans +2
AP/ICRAP/ICR9/6 - 9/10--4040Tie
Pew ResearchPew Research9/5 - 9/10--4446Democrats +2
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post9/3 - 9/6--4941Republicans +8
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl9/3 - 9/5--3735Republicans +2
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup9/2 - 9/5--4346Democrats +3
NewsweekNewsweek8/28 - 8/29--4540Republicans +5
LA TimesLA Times8/22 - 8/25--3947Democrats +8
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup8/19 - 8/21--4250Democrats +8
Ipsos-Reid/CookIpsos-Reid/Cook8/16 - 8/18--4345Democrats +2
FOX NewsFOX News8/6 - 8/8--3936Republicans +3
Ipsos-Reid/CookIpsos-Reid/Cook8/2 - 8/4--4145Democrats +4
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup7/26 - 7/28--4248Democrats +6
NPRNPR7/23 - 7/25--4042Democrats +2
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)7/22 - 7/24--4444Tie
ZogbyZogby7/19 - 7/21--3435Democrats +1
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl7/19 - 7/21--3436Democrats +2
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times7/13 - 7/16--3642Democrats +6
ZogbyZogby7/12 - 7/15--3434Tie
CNN/TimeCNN/Time7/10 - 7/11--4046Democrats +6
Pub Op Str (R)Pub Op Str (R)6/30 - 7/1--4542Republicans +3
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup6/28 - 6/30--4944Republicans +5
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup6/21 - 6/23--4250Democrats +8
Pew ResearchPew Research6/19 - 6/23--4446Democrats +2
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)6/18 - 6/24--4345Democrats +2
CNN/TimeCNN/Time6/19 - 6/20--4049Democrats +9
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times6/18 - 6/20--3837Republicans +1
BloombergBloomberg6/11 - 6/16--3636Tie
BattlegroundBattleground6/9 - 6/11--3944Democrats +5
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl6/8 - 6/10--3335Democrats +2
ZogbyZogby5/28 - 5/30--3434Tie
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup5/28 - 5/29--4645Republicans +1
CNN/TimeCNN/Time5/22 - 5/23--4448Democrats +4
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)5/14 - 5/16--4445Democrats +1
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times5/13 - 5/14--4040Tie
BloombergBloomberg4/30 - 5/5--3438Democrats +4
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup4/29 - 5/1--4448Democrats +4
ZogbyZogby4/19 - 4/22--3036Democrats +6
CNN/TimeCNN/Time4/10 - 4/11--4245Democrats +3
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl4/5 - 4/7--3332Republicans +1
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup4/5 - 4/7--4350Democrats +7
ZogbyZogby3/25 - 3/27--3331Republicans +2
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup3/22 - 3/24--4646Tie
Ipsos/ReidIpsos/Reid3/14 - 3/17--3944Democrats +5
ZogbyZogby3/8 - 3/10--3233Democrats +1
American Viewpt. (R)American Viewpt. (R)3/6 - 3/11--3534Republicans +1
ZogbyZogby3/1 - 3/3--2933Democrats +4
Cook Political ReportCook Political Report2/17 - 3/3--4241Republicans +1
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)2/26 - 3/3--4444Tie
FOX NewsFOX News2/26 - 2/27--4032Republicans +8
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times2/24 - 2/26--4040Tie
Pew ResearchPew Research2/12 - 2/18--4645Republicans +1
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup2/8 - 2/10--4743Republicans +4
LA TimesLA Times1/31 - 2/3--4147Democrats +6
ZogbyZogby1/29 - 1/31--3232Tie
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup1/25 - 1/27--4644Republicans +2
ABC News/Wash PostABC News/Wash Post1/24 - 1/27--5043Republicans +7
CNN/TimeCNN/Time1/23 - 1/24--4347Democrats +4
Democracy Corps (D)Democracy Corps (D)1/21 - 1/24--4545Tie
CBS News/NY TimesCBS News/NY Times1/21 - 1/24--3739Democrats +2
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC News/Wall St. Jrnl1/18 - 1/21--3433Republicans +1
CNN/USA Today/GallupCNN/USA Today/Gallup1/11 - 1/14--4643Republicans +3

All Commentary & News Stories

- Myth of the Stay-at-Home Republican - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- How White House Learned to Be Liberal - Jonathan Chait, NY Magazine

- Mitt Romney in Denial After 2012 Defeat - Dan Balz, Changing Lanes

- N.C. Finds 35K Incidents of 'Double Voting' in 2012 - Andrew Johnson, NRO

- White House Delayed Policies Ahead of Election - Juliet Eilperin, Wash Post

- Double Down: The War of Umbrage - Michael Kinsley, New York Times

- How Much Does Voter Ignorance Mattter? - Sean Trende, Cato Unbound

- Romney Camp's Own Polls Showed It Would Lose - John Sides, Wash Post

- No Drama Obama's Dramatic 2012 Reelection - Richard Wolffe, Daily Beast

- Can Twitter Predict Elections? Not So Fast - Mark Blumenthal, Huff Post

- How Twitter Can Help Predict an Election - Fabio Rojas, Washington Post

- Yes, the Missing White Voters Matter - Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics

- Case of the Missing White Voters, Revisited - Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics

- Why Republicans Lost the Vote But Kept the House - Sean Trende, RCP

- Sweeping Conclusions From CPS Data Are a Mistake - Sean Trende, RCP

- Black Turnout, GOP Denial Both High - Michael Tomasky, The Daily Beast

- Not Every GOP Approach Will Work Everywhere - Jim Geraghty, The Corner

- Did Dems Get Lucky in the Electoral College? - Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight

- Better Technology Won't Save the GOP - Jamelle Bouie, TAPPED

- Why Stuart Stevens is Right - Chris Cillizza, The Fix

- Why Black Voters Are Critical to the GOP - Jamelle Bouie, TAPPED

- Republicans Shouldn't Be Too Reasonable - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary

- The Republican Renewal - Yuval Levin, The Corner

- Long Voting Lines & Democratic Cities - Hans von Spakovsky, The Foundry

- A Lot of Cooks in the GOP Kitchen - Steve Benen, Maddow Blog

- Are Democratic Senators Frightnened? - Ed Kilgore, Political Animal

- Is a Franken-Bachmann Showdown on the Horizon? - Scott Conroy, RCP

- GOP Makeover is Purely Cosmetic - Greg Sargent, Plum Line

- Republicans Facing a Grim Reality - Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

- The Establishment, the Tea Party and Blame - Jamelle Bouie, TAPPED

- The Great Gerrymander of 2012 - Sam Wang, New York Times

- New GOP Strategy: Run Subtle, Run Deep - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

- GOP Doesn't Know It Has a Problem - Steve Benen, Maddow Blog

- GOP Could Be in the Wilderness For Awhile - Daniel Larison, TAC

- The Necessity of Second Inaugurals - Susan Milligan, TJS

- A President Who Has Learned Nothing - Jonathan Tobin, Contentions

- GOP Must Accept Reality of Single Moms - Lori Sanders, Ideas

- What Obama, Romney Spent Per Vote - David Boaz, @Liberty

- To Pick Cabinet, GOP Should Win More - Jamelle Bouie, Plum Line

- The Future of Conservative 'Populism' - Ed Kilgore, Political Animal

- Obama's Vote Total Puts Him in a Small Club - Steve Benen, Maddow Blog

- Conservative Populism Worthy of the Name - Ross Douthat, Evaluations

- Lessons for Both Parties From the 2012 Elections - Albert Hunt, Bloomberg

- Why the Election Polls Missed the Mark - Steven Shepard, National Journal

- In Montana, Dark Money Helped Keep Dem Seat - Kim Barker, ProPublica

- What 2012 Population Estimates Could Mean in 2020 - Sean Trende, RCP

- The GOP Really Hits Bottom - Jonathan Tobin, Contentions

- Pelosi Stalls on the Ethics Committee - Lachlan Markay, The Foundry

- The Real Presidential Election is Today - England & Ross, The Corner

- The Best and Worst of 2012, Part II - Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call

- The Age of GOP Governors - Peter Wehner, Contentions

- Best and Worst of the 2012 Campaigns - Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call

- Big Money Played Destructive Role in 2012 - Albert Hunt, Bloomberg

- Team Obama Tries to Reframe Brutish Win - Jason Zengerle, NY Magazine

- Were Super PACs a Giant Waste of Money? - Robert Schlesinger, TJS

- Ten Encouraging Signs for Republicans - Jennifer Rubin, Right Turn

- A Conservative Purge in the House? - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

- Whither the Tea Party? - Chris Cillizza, The Fix

- Republicans Get Religion on Campaign Tech - Tim Murphy, Mother Jones

- How Both Parties Borrow From Europe - Jamelle Bouie, TAPPED

- Swing Counties Tell Story of Romney's Defeat - Albert Hunt, Bloomberg

- Class Wars of 2012 - Paul Krugman, New York Times

- The Science Behind Those Obama E-Mails - Joshua Green, Bloomberg BW

- The Racializing of American Politics - Daniel Henninger, Wall St. Journal

- GOP Can't Afford to Ignore Health Care - Philip Klein, Beltway Confidential

- How Can the GOP Win? Find a Good Candidate - Noemie Emery, Examiner

- The Coming Liberal Wave - Jamelle Bouie, The American Prospect

- Why the Right's Reaction to Moore Matters - Steve Benen, Maddow Blog

- Why Republicans Should Have Won the Election - Chris Cillizza, The Fix

- Learning From the Election - Victor Davis Hanson, PJ Media

- The GOP's Senate Problem - Ramesh Ponnuru, The Corner

- States Choose Own Paths - Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

- What Do Republicans Want? - Paul Waldman, TAPPED

- The Norquist Rebellion Isn't News - David Dayen, Firedoglake

- Republican Senate Hopes For 2014 Get a Boost - Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine

- Analyst on Young Voters in the 2012 Election - The NewsHour

- 2012: Arrival of Reconfigured America - Ron Brownstein, National Journal

- Republicans' Voter Suppression Strategy - Ari Berman, The Nation

- A Return to Trench Warfare Politics - Michael Barone, DC Examiner

- Shields and Brooks on the Week in Politics - The NewsHour

- The Enduring Threat of GOP Challengers - Steve Benen, Maddow Blog

- The Next Conservatives? - Steven Hayward, PowerLine

- Challengers for Chambliss? - Michael Warren, The Blog

- Analysts on the Campaign Finance in 2012 - The NewsHour

- How Charter Schools Fleece Taxpayers - Timothy Noah, The Plank

- Remember the Provisional Ballot Problem? - Abby Rapoport, TAPPED

- Polarization and Federalism - Ed Kilgore, Political Animal

- Is the White House Ready to Go Over the Cliff? - Greg Sargent, Plum Line

- Sources of Conservative Renewal - Rod Dreher, TAC

- The Fiscal Cliff and Downgrading U.S. Debt - Rebecca Thiess, EPI

- Should Obama Call the GOP's Bluff? - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones

- Democrats' Electoral College Advantage - Jonathan Bernstein, PostPartisan

- The Liberal Gloat - Ross Douthat, New York Times

- Our Suddenly Race-Obsessed Politics - Mark Steyn, National Review

- The Political Landscape After 2012 - Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics

- Feminists for the Win in 2012 - Jessica Valenti, The Nation

- Jackson-Vanik Ends, But Legacy Continues - Seth Mandel, Contentions

- The Coming Democratic Fights - Ed Kilgore, Political Animal

- Social Issues: Should Republicans Re-Calibrate? - Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine

- More Painful, Tax Increases or Spending Cuts? - Veronique de Rugy, TC