Poll: Democrats more likely than Republicans to say their party keeps keeping campaign promises

Democratic voters are 16 percentage points more likely than Republican voters to say their party is better at keeping campaign promises, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.

Seventy-eight percent of registered Democratic voters in the July 28-29 survey said the Democratic Party is better at keeping campaign promises while 3 percent said the Republican Party is better and 19 percent said both parties are the same.

Sixty-two percent of registered Republican voters said the GOP is better at keeping campaign promises while 6 percent said the same of the Democratic Party and 32 percent said both parties are equally better at keeping campaign promises.

Fifty-nine percent of independent voters said both parties are the same when it comes to keeping campaign promises while 21 percent said the Democratic Party is better, and 20 percent said the GOP is better.

Thirty-seven percent of voters overall said the Democratic Party is better at keeping campaign promises while 29 percent said the same of the Republican Party. 

Thirty-four percent said both parties are the same when it comes to fulfilling campaign agenda items.

The most recent Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 948 registered voters. It has a margin of error of 3.18 percentage points.

Gabriela Schulte