Republicans think Kavanaugh is energizing their base. He’s also energizing the opposition.

Sep 2018
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Democrats appear to be more energized about the controversy surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh than Republicans ahead of November's midterm elections, according to a new American Barometer survey.
The poll, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company of 1,000 registered voters, found that 61 percent of Democrats said last week's testimony from Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford made them more likely to vote for Democratic candidates.
Fifty-two percent of Republicans said the hearings made them more likely to vote for Republicans in the midterms, while 62 percent of Independents said the testimony would have no impact on their vote.
Forty-six percent of respondents said the hearings would have no effect on how they vote, while 29 percent said they were more likely to vote Democratic after the event.
Twenty-one percent said they were more likely to vote Republican after the hearings.
"This is a partisan issue," conservative election analyst Henry Olsen told Hill.TV's Joe Concha on "What America's Thinking."
"People are seeing it through their partisan lenses. It's intensifying their partisan backing or their partisan identification, but for people in the middle, Supreme

Poll finds Kavanaugh controversy is energizing Democrats more than Republicans
 
Nov 2012
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Really, funny the Democrats had a 10 point advantage on voter excitement.. thanks to democrats falsely accusing Kavanaugh and their kangaroo court hearings, the gap disappeared, now dead heat.
 
Nov 2012
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This would not have energized republican support if they had just voted their opposition to him, and didn't try their usual tactic and try to get him to remove his nomination. They didn't think they would be caught making false accusations and they thought Trump and kavanaugh were your typical GOP whimps. (they have waken a sleeping giant)
 
Sep 2015
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You do not have a clue just how pissed off the Conservatives are.....The difference is that they are not the ones out making fools of themselves like the howling banshees down in D.C.
 
Sep 2018
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cleveland ohio
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Really, funny the Democrats had a 10 point advantage on voter excitement.. thanks to democrats falsely accusing Kavanaugh and their kangaroo court hearings, the gap disappeared, now dead heat.
could you site which poll that is? and get back to me it seems to change from minute to minute
 
Sep 2018
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cleveland ohio
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Really, funny the Democrats had a 10 point advantage on voter excitement.. thanks to democrats falsely accusing Kavanaugh and their kangaroo court hearings, the gap disappeared, now dead heat.
and i must say i donmt beleive these were false acusations they were not proven false what was proven is the man drank to excess and was often abusive that was proven and what was also proven is that he lied about his drinking..