Poll: Voters Want To Throw Out Bums In Congress

Source: Catalina Camia / USA Today

Voters are fed up with Congress and want to throw the bums out.

That’s one takeaway from a Pew Research Center poll released Tuesday that shows a record 74% of registered voters would like to see most members of Congress defeated in 2014.

At this same point in the 2010 and 2006 midterm elections — which resulted in the House flipping party control — only about half wanted to see most lawmakers booted from office.

Voters always have a soft spot for their own member of Congress, as poll after poll shows. That’s still true today: 48% of voters in the Pew poll say they want to see their representative re-elected while 38% want a replacement.

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