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 TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? 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 ClintonHillary Clinton to speak at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders summit More than half of eligible Latinos voted in 2020, setting record Fox News signs Trey Gowdy, Dan Bongino for new shows MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersStudy: Early unemployment cutoff would cost 16M people 0B Machine Gun Kelly reveals how Bernie Sanders aided him in his relationship with Megan Fox Overnight Health Care: CDC approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12-15 | House moderates signal concerns with Pelosi drug pricing bill | Panel blasts COVID-19 response 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.