Dems Hold 7-Point Lead In Latest Generic House Poll

The Hill reports:

Democrats hold a 7-point lead over Republicans with less than two weeks until the midterms in the generic congressional ballot, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

The Ipsos poll conducted for Reuters found among likely voters, 49 percent said they would support the Democratic candidate in their district compared to 42 percent who said they will back the Republican.

Among likely independent voters, Democrats hold a 5-point lead in the generic ballot with 32 percent of those surveyed saying they would vote for the Democrat.

The second chart below is from Nate Silver.