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Roll Call: If the Generic Ballot Is a Midterms Canary, It’s a Cagey One

by Emily O'Connor

What does the generic ballot actually mean, especially this far out from a midterm election? The WG’s David Winston dives in:

Between now and November, there will be much speculation about the generic ballot and what it “predicts” for control of Congress. Political context and survey methodology should always be taken into consideration when putting eggs in the “generic ballot” basket.

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