WASHINGTON – Democrats have a six-point lead over Republicans on the generic congressional ballot, according to a poll released on Friday.
The HarrisX poll found that 42% of the respondents said they would vote for the Democratic candidate if the election were held today and 36% said they would vote for the Republican candidate. Meanwhile, 13% said they are not sure which party they would support and 4% said they do not intend to vote.
The survey included 3,004 registered voters and was carried out Monday through Thursday. It did not list a margin of error.
Less than 15 months remain before the 2020 congressional elections.
At present Democrats control the House of Representatives, 235-197.
Republicans control the Senate, 53-47.
The survey focused on voter attitudes toward candidates for the House.