Gallup Poll: Republicans 'In Position to Win' Staff
Posted: Oct 26, 2010 10:21 AM

Republicans hold a significant lead among likely voters on a generic congressional ballot heading into the last week of the campaign, according to a new Gallup poll.

Gallup's model of a high-turnout scenario – where more than 40 percent of the electorate votes – shows Republicans leading 52 percent to 43 percent. If fewer than 40 percent of voters turn out, the GOP lead jumps to 14 percentage points, 55 percent to 41 percent.

Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport said the data shows Republicans remain “in position to win control of the House of Representatives in next week's midterm elections.”