If the Democrats don’t make gains in this year’s congressional elections, they’ll have only themselves to blame.


Polls show that the Democratic Party is held in greater favor than the Republican Party. And the Democratic stances on most issues also enjoy greater public favor.


So why are most pundits predicting a good year for the Republicans at the ballot box?


It simple: Republicans are more likely to vote.


Steve Benen EXPLAINS.


 


 


 


 


 


 

If the Democrats don’t make gains in this year’s congressional elections, they’ll have only themselves to blame.

Polls show that the Democratic Party is held in greater favor than the Republican Party. And the Democratic stances on most issues also enjoy greater public favor.

So why are most pundits predicting a good year for the Republicans at the ballot box?

It simple: Republicans are more likely to vote.

Steve Benen EXPLAINS.