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Anti-incumbent sentiment
strongest in 20 years

American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:mikkins2, 5/14/2014 6:51:13 PM

A new Gallup poll shows that congressional incumbents should worry about re-election - at least a little bit. More than 70% in the poll say that incumbents don´t deserve re-election while only 22% say they do. This represents the lowest percentage of voters who believe incumbents should be returned to Washington in more than 20 years. Politico: According to the Gallup survey, only 22 percent of registered voters believe that most members of Congress deserve reelection and 72 percent believe they don’t. If the results hold in November, the “deserve re-election” figure will be the lowest mark since Gallup began tracking the question

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Thanks to the internet and Google, people now can see these people for the frauds they are and this is the result.

Got Tea?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 5/14/2014 8:23:16 PM     (No. 9848904)

David Larsen is running against Leonard Lance in the 7th district in NJ.

Vote Lance out!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 5/14/2014 8:59:31 PM     (No. 9848949)

Yeah, but the people will still vote for THEIR incumbent again. They always do. They say they hate Congress and think they all should go but when it come to their own congresscritter they always vote him/her back in.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/14/2014 10:54:02 PM     (No. 9849048)

If you keep sending somebody back to DC for 40 years, you are the problem.

They have lost their ambition for anything but lining their own pockets.

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