Skip to content

Approval and midterms

March 31, 2009

Approval and midterms

What’s the most important number to watch if you want to know how Democrats will do in the next midterm election?

If you believe Nate Silver, it’s not the Dow or the unemployment rate — it’s Obama’s approval rating.

Anything over 65 percent means that Democrats keep their current majorities or even add seats. Anything below that is problematic.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: