Poll finds GOP primary hurting party
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The GOP primary race is turning many voters off to the Republican Party, according to a new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News.

Forty-two percent of registered voters said that the fight for the party’s nomination featuring Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFamily immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days: report Trump likely to meet with Putin in July: report DOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: report MORE has made them feel less favorable about the GOP, while just 19 percent said they are more favorable.

Thirty-eight percent said that the race has not changed their view of the party.

Republican voters are more generous of their party, with 23 percent saying that they feel less favorable about it and 33 percent viewing it more favorably.

Twenty-eight percent of all registered voters view the Democrats less favorably after the primary fight headlined by Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks 'elites' at campaign rally Trump backs down in rare reversal Election Countdown: Family separation policy may haunt GOP in November | Why Republican candidates are bracing for surprises | House Dems rake in record May haul | 'Dumpster fire' ad goes viral MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDemocrats protest Trump's immigration policy from Senate floor Trump's America fights back The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix MORE (I-Vt.), while 17 percent say they see them more favorably. Fifty-four percent say that the primary race hasn’t changed their view of the party.

Among Democratic voters, 38 percent see their party more favorably and 7 percent say their view of the party has declined.

The poll, which surveyed 800 registered voters Jan. 9–13, has a margin of error of 3.46 percent.