This week the PJTV/Pulse Opinion Research Tea Party Tracking Poll asked Likely Voters whether they anticipated a Republican party takeover of the House and Senate this November. 60% of Likely Voters Somewhat or Strongly Agreed that the GOP will gain control of the House, and 52% Strongly or Somewhat Agreed that the GOP will gain control of the Senate.
Even one in four Democrats (27%) Strongly or Somewhat Agreed that the GOP would gain control of the House. 24% of Democrats gave a comparable response for the Senate.
Key trends tracked each week by the Tea Party Tracking Poll were statistically unchanged this week from last week, with 56% of Likely Voters nationwide stating that they support the Tea Party movement Strongly or Somewhat, and 52% stating that they are Very or Somewhat Likely to vote for a candidate for Congress who is supported by the Tea Party movement.
The Tea Party Tracking Poll is a PJTV survey. The telephone survey of 1000 Likely Voters was conducted by Pulse Opinion Research on October 3, 2010. Pulse Opinion Research, LLC is an independent public opinion research firm using automated polling methodology and procedures licensed from Rasmussen Reports, LLC.