Poll: Dem favorability drops to lowest point in 25 years

Poll: Dem favorability drops to lowest point in 25 years
© Greg Nash

Only 37 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the Democratic Party, according to a new survey.

A CNN poll conducted by SSRS found favorable views of the Democrats are at their lowest point in the poll in more than 25 years.

A majority, 54 percent, have an unfavorable view of the Democrats, according to the poll.

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About one-third of liberals have an unfavorable view of the Democratic Party.

The GOP fares even worse in the poll, with only 30 percent of Americans polled having a favorable view of the Republican Party. That's compared to 61 percent who have an unfavorable view of the GOP.

Forty-one percent of conservatives have an unfavorable view of the Republican Party.

Forty-two percent of independents have an unfavorable view of both parties, according to the poll.

A majority of Americans, 51 percent, think it's not good for the country that Republicans control Congress, compared to 38 percent who think the opposite.

The poll was conducted Nov. 2-5 among 1,021 adults. The margin of error is 3.6 percentage points.