Love 'em or hate 'em?

Given these Congressional job approval numbers from Dec. 11-13:

Gallup‘s monthly survey of the approval rating of Congress finds that more than two-thirds of Americans continue to disapprove of the way the legislative body is handling its job. Just a quarter appove of body’s job performance, while 69% disapprov

…how does this poll even make any sense?

Marist College Marist Poll. Dec. 2, 3 & 7, 2009. N=858 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.5.


“If the 2010 election for Congress were held today, would you support your current congressperson who represents your district in Washington, D.C., or would you vote for someone else?”

Current Someone
% % %

12/2, 3 & 7/09

51 37 12