Nov. 11, 2002

Big GOP Gain in Popular Vote Not Reflected in Modest House Seat Shift

A Pew Research Center Note

Nov. 3, 2002

House Voting Intentions Knotted, National Trend Not Apparent

Summary of Findings As has been the case in recent elections, the popular vote for the House of Representatives is likely to be divided about equally between Republican and Democratic candidates, almost ensuring a narrow advantage for the party that controls the next Congress. The Pew Research Center’s final nationwide survey of 1,035 likely voters […]

Oct. 14, 2002

Issues in Search of a Campaign

by Andrew Kohut in The New York Times

Oct. 1, 2002

Why The Generic Ballot Test?

Throughout the election season, the Pew Research Center and other major polling organizations report a measure that political insiders sometimes call “the generic ballot.” This measure is the percentage of voters in national surveys who say they intend to vote for either the Republican or the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in […]

Feb. 15, 2002

The Long Winding Road to the Midterm Elections

by Andrew Kohut for America Online