Democrats hold a 14-point lead over Republicans on the generic House ballot, according to a new poll released by Quinnipiac University on Wednesday.
The survey found that 52 percent of American voters favor a Democratic candidate in the upcoming midterm elections, while 38 percent back a Republican.
The 14-point advantage marks a solid increase for Democrats. In an identical survey in mid-August, the party held a 9-point lead over Republicans.
Democrats have a sizable lead over Republicans when it comes to independent voters. Fifty percent of respondents who identify themselves as an independent say they’d vote for a Democratic candidate. Thirty-five percent intend to vote for a Republican.
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