(Natural News) A new Quinnipiac University poll suggests that Democrats are currently leading Republicans by 12 percentage points in the lead-up to the mid-term elections this November – a questionable gap that could have something to do with Facebook, Twitter, and other tech giants meddling with the upcoming vote by censoring the free-flow of information online.
As we recently reported, social media platforms like Twitter have been busy actively burying conservative voices by removing their feeds from search results, effectively blocking their messages and content from reaching potential voters.
It first began with a few isolated incidents, but has since ramped up to include many prominent names in Republican leadership who are having their accounts censored, blocked, or otherwise removed or “blacklisted” from social media platforms. This is creating a major disconnect between conservative voices and the voting public, which appears to be swinging further left in recent weeks.
“If the November midterm elections were held in July, 51 percent of voters say they would vote for a Democrat, compared to 39 percent that would vote for Republicans,” reports Robert Donachie from The Daily Caller, reflecting on the results of the Quinnipiac University poll.
Women, minorities much more likely than men, whites to vote Democrat
Part of the problem is female voters, 57 percent of whom say they plan to vote Democrat this fall, as opposed to 32 percent who say they plan to vote Republican. Men are more evenly split in this regard, with 46 percent on each side saying they plan to vote either Democrat or Republican this fall.
There’s also a major disparity based on race, with 78 percent of black voters saying they plan to vote Democrat in the upcoming elections. This could change, however, as the #WalkAway movement continues to grow.
Check out this link to read about a black female and former Democrat who now supports Donald Trump, or watch the video, below.
The margin is slimmer for Hispanic voters, only 66 percent of whom plan to vote Democrat in the fall. White voters, meanwhile, tend to be the strongest supporters of conservative candidates who land on the right side of the aisle.
50 House Republicans are either retiring, resigning, or seeking other office in 2018 – will a ‘blue wave’ really capture many of these seats?
This is a big year for the House of Representatives, especially with Trump as president, seeing as how there are are going to be 50 seats up for grabs that are currently occupied by Republicans. The Democrats are claiming that a “blue wave” is on the way, meaning these seats will be largely taken by leftists. But Republicans remain confident that they can still maintain a majority.
“Roughly 22 House members retire each election cycle, so to say the party is going through a rather seismic shift is not a misnomer,” The Daily Caller reports.
The poll itself sampled 1,177 voters nationwide between July 18 and July 23. Interviews were conducted over the phone, and the results, researchers say, are subject to a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
We also know that these types of polls aren’t always correct, as evidenced by the many that were published prior to the 2016 presidential election claiming that failed candidate Hillary Clinton would win by a landslide.
“Polls are to science what Big Foot is to animals,” wrote Jon Hotchkiss for The Huffington Post, of all places.
“Sure, everyone loves to hear about the latest big foot sighting. but, once you look closely, examine, and ask a few questions, you discover that Polls … like Bigfoot, are 100 percent total bulls***.”
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