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So -- question this morning -- -- to figure out here the mid term election is that a vote against Democrats.
All the pollster Scott -- -- saying that his latest survey shows that Americans don't wanna be governed by Washington but rather by themselves.
Not Democrats or Republicans in the latest Rasmussen report may cause concern for the party in charge.
Of likely voters say they would vote for a Republican.
Only 40% say they would favor the Democrats.
My next guest has a finger on all of -- across the country heads the committee responsible for.
Getting Democrats elected to congress Tuesday Maryland congressman Chris van Holland is back with us and welcome back to work program here -- I guess they were there are two things I guess you have to figure out here.
As at this recipes -- survey -- it down nine points on the generic ballot.
And I think the article he writes today in the Wall Street Journal is very telling.
Because he reflects on O six and -- and he's thinking about tomorrow and ten.
What America wants to do is make their own decisions and not let Washington do it but how do you have you weigh in on that.
Well bill we agreed that we want to make sure that the American people have.
Every opportunity they -- out there but obviously at the end of the day people make their own decisions that's the way it works in this country but.
Look you're right I've been talking a lot of people around the country and I'm I'm glad that we're not right now talking about exactly what people are gonna do in 36 hours because we should let the American people vote at this point in time.
There -- a whole lot of undecided voters and what those undecided voters are doing.
Is there actually they're looking at the candidates as we would hope they would do they're not blindly running out and automatically voting against the democratic incumbent.
They're discovering that a lot of these Republican candidates.
Our way out there on the very far right and error factory in in the voters are.
What they would actually do some of these Republican candidates if in fact they were elected and and -- and that's really well with the accident and I think the results on Tuesday night will rule will be telling to your point and I think Wednesday the national conversation is going to be fascinating however.
Gallery with all that -- Gallup had you down fifteen points in a generic ballot.
That's almost twice what -- -- put -- at what what what is your expectation.
At -- and I come Tuesday.
Bill as you know the polls are jumping around and in the ABC Washington Post poll says that among likely voters were down four but it with registered voters were up -- war.
-- which is why look what what what hear about what the result isn't 36 hours my expectation.
Based on the early vote pattern where it's been very clear that.
-- Democrats have been coming out in the big numbers in the early vote.
And the fact that you have this large pool of undecided voters even at this late date.
Means that they have not rushed out and done what Republicans said they were gonna do which is automatically.
Vote against democratic colleagues back to the court what is your expectation do you lose -- -- steel lose the senate what would you expecting.
My expectation is that we will retain a majority in the United States house and the United States.
-- we know how challenging it is out there after all.
Democrats have picked up 55 seats as you just mentioned referred to in in the Rasmussen these.
55 seats over the last two elections in some very Republican leaning territory.
You put on top of that a difficult economy.
And you have the situation you have now however.
Elections are about the future it's how how we gonna move forward from where we -- -- that that's an -- way forward but let's say your predictions are wrong.
Look let's say you lose the house and you come razor thin even hang onto the senate.
How -- Democrats in congress.
Work with Republicans.
Hobbled Democrats in congress who work with Tea Party candidates.
That who will no doubt be swept into office tomorrow perhaps sweep is a bit of an overstatement but some of them will win.
These races in various parts of the country.
Well we'll -- like I just I don't accept your premise and we'll know the answer all these questions and in 36 hours I don't know why we which spent a lot of time now to be in -- hypothetical.
I will say with respect to that the Tea Party candidates.
One of the things that I think concerns a lot of people.
Is they've taken the position.
-- all of that ideological purity.
And not actually trying to solve the country's problems and magnetic play let me -- -- -- why I think a lot of these independent voters and moderate voters.
Are gonna say no to those can't -- -- -- time you met with the house speaker yesterday Nancy Pelosi there was no discussion.
About losing power in the house and how you would go forward for the American people.
When it comes to forging some sort of relationship and bipartisanship.
And make it work for the voters who have no doubt have turned out in big force already.
Bill the voters that have turned out so far -- big force in these early voting the states.
Actually -- show that the Democrats have an advantage so what we're very focused on is continuing to reach out to those undecided voters.
Continuing to make sure that the democratic leaning voters and independent voters who were democratic.
Leaning are getting out to the polls and that they're not.
-- offensive shows like this and others -- saying.
Well it's all over so I'm not gonna go well we hope that we homeowners that we hope they're watching Michelle and I appreciate your time for coming on today.
Let's get together on Wednesday and we'll see where we are then Chris van Holland -- grew at a Maryland it's all right nineteen --
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