A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 19% of voters think it would be better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected this November. Sixty-five percent (65%) disagree and say it would be better if most were defeated. Sixteen percent (16%) aren’t sure.
These findings are little changed from February.
Most Political Class voters (51%) believe the country would be better off if most incumbents in Congress were reelected, but 75% of Mainstream voters disagree.
Still, while hoping incumbents get defeated, only 42% of all voters say there will be a noticeable change in the lives of most Americans if the Republicans recapture control of Congress from the Democrats. Thirty-two percent (32%) disagree and don’t expect much to change while another 25% are not sure.
Those views, too, haven’t changed since four months ago.
Twenty-nine percent (29%) say it is Very Likely that Republicans will win a majority in the House of Representatives this November (up three points from January), though. Only 4% say it is Not at All Likely.
Most are somewhere in between when it comes to the outcome in November with 31% saying a GOP takeover is Somewhat Likely and 22% saying Not Very Likely.