The US is Still Leaning Democratic - The Intrepid

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

The US is Still Leaning Democratic

Gallup Poll States Party

According to a recent Gallup Poll, party identification in the US has remained relatively unchanged since Obama's inauguration. Despite the recession and the stalled attempts at health care reform, the Democrats continue enjoy stronger national numbers than the Republicans. The number of people who identify as Democrats is down, but this is due to independents reasserting their pre-election identification, as opposed to an increase in Republican support. As Gallup concludes, "the deck is clearly stacked in the Democratic Party's favor for now."

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