Voters don’t like Democratic or Republican parties, poll shows

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The Democrats are winning the favorability rating against the Republicans, but it’s still bad news for both parties, a new Gallup poll shows.

Overall, 44 percent of those polled have a favorable opinion of the Democratic Party while only 34 percent have a favorable opinion of the Republican Party.

While the Democrats have been holding steady, the GOP has seen a slight uptick since its all-time low favorable rating of only 28 percent during October’s government shutdown. Unless the GOP’s rating increases from its current level, it will be a record-low favorability rating for a political party in an election year.

Here’s a look at the historical trend for both parties:

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