Democrats' supporters and critics both point to their policies
Share of likely voters that cited each statement as the main reason why Democrats have or have not earned another two years controlling the federal government
Bar chart of the share of likely voters that cited specific reasons for why Democrats have or have not earned two more years in power — the most likely reason for both opinions was their policies and plans, citing that they have either moved America in the right or wrong direction.
Excludes respondents who skipped the question. Based on a FiveThirtyEight/Ipsos panel survey conducted Oct. 13-23, 2022, among a sample of 937 likely voters (drawn from the same panel as the previous polls). Sample of respondents was weighted to match the general population.