Broad Consensus Rejects Linking Government Funding and Obamacare

In a new United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, All ages, races, and income levels say Congress should keep the government open and deal with health care separately.
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Oct. 8, 2013, 9:01 a.m.

In­cum­bents are in CAPS. (R) in­dic­ates GOP pickup; (D) in­dic­ates Dem pickup; X in­dic­ates the seat was re­tained by the in­cum­bent party. NOTE: Only third party can­did­ates who re­ceive 5% or more of the vote are in­cluded.

CD Can­did­ates Vote % Vote In GOP Dem —————————————————————————————- GA 01 KING­STON (R) 117,121 72% 100% X Har­ris (D) 46,330 28% —————————————————————————————- GA 02 BISH­OP (D) 86,370 51% 100% Keown (R) 81,594 49% —————————————————————————————- GA 03 WEST­MO­RE­LAND (R) 158,966 69% 100% X Saun­ders (D) 71,036 31% —————————————————————————————- GA 04 JOHN­SON (D) 130,865 75% 100% X Carter (R) 44,563 25% —————————————————————————————- GA 05 LEWIS (D) 128,907 74% 100% X Little (R) 46,010 26% —————————————————————————————- GA 06 PRICE (R) Un­op­posed X —————————————————————————————- GA 07 Woodall (R) 160,771 67% 100% X Heck­man (D) 78,823 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 08 Scott (R) 102,025 53% 100% (R) MAR­SHALL (D) 91,799 47% —————————————————————————————- GA 09 GRAVES (R) Un­op­posed X —————————————————————————————- GA 10 BROUN (R) 137,263 67% 100% X Ed­wards (D) 66,574 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 11 GIN­GREY (R) Un­op­posed X —————————————————————————————- GA 12 BAR­ROW (D) 91,636 57% 100% X McKin­ney (R) 69,954 43% —————————————————————————————- GA 13 SCOTT (D) 119,013 69% 100% X Crane (R) 53,013 31% —————————————————————————————-
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