A majority of voters, 46% want a divided government with Republicans controlling the Senate, while 42% want Democrats to control the upper chamber, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll.
“As of now, the voters want divided government and their votes for the Senate and House indicate that as well,” Harvard CAPS-Harris polling director Mark Penn said.
This new poll comes less than a month before the two crucial runoff elections in Georgia to determine the control of the Senate. Penn said this poll “is a strong headwind for Democrats in the special election though Trump’s continued failure to concede could muddy the waters here.”
The Harvard CAPS-Harris poll of 2,205 registered voters was conducted between Nov. 17 and 19.
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