A new poll released on Monday has revealed that Republican congressional candidates have a lead over their Democrat counterparts among US voters, in large part due to independent voters.
The New York Times/Sienna College poll asked registered US voters if they had to vote at that moment, would they rather have the Republican or Democrat candidate for their district.
49 percent said that they would vote for the Republican candidate, including 51 percent of independents, 95 percent of Republican voters, and 3 percent of Democrats, responding as such.
45 percent said that they would vote for the Democrat candidate, with 94 percent of Democrat voters, 2 percent of Republicans, and 41 percent of independents. Read more…