Raleigh, N.C. – While Congress remains divided amidst the government shutdown, Americans are united in their disapproval of the legislating body. Of registered voters polled, 85% disapprove of the job Congress is doing. Only 8% approve- Democrats, Republicans and Independents are almost equally united in their distaste for Congress, with only 7%, 10% and 8% approving respectively. Very conservative voters differed slightly with a support of 15%.
Older voters disapprove of Congress at a higher rate than their younger counterparts. At least 85% of registered voters ages 30+ are critical of the legislature, compared to 70% of those between the ages of 18-29.