Only 22 percent of voters say Congress deserves to be re-elected

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With six months to go before the midterm elections, there’s some fairly bad news for congressional incumbents, based on a new Gallup poll.

Of the registered voters polled, only 22 percent said most members of Congress deserve to be re-elected, while 72 percent said they do not. Gallup indicates that’s on par with the lowest support for incumbents it’s measured in an election year.

The news isn’t as bad for members in the House. There, voters are split:

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