No opinion - 4% Other/neither/not voting (volunteered) - 2% Results may not total 100 percent, because of rounding. P O L L The W a s h i n g t o n P o s t-ABC News poll INTEREST IN ELECTION AND VOTE INTENTIONS Q How closely are you following the upcoming election for the U.S. House and some U.S. Senate and governor seats? How would you rate the chances that you will vote in the election? (Among registered voters) Following election closely Now Oct. 2010 Oct. 2006 68% 76% 78% 65% 71% 76% Certain to vote or already voted Q Do you think things in this country are generally going in the right direction or do you feel things have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track? MOOD OF THE COUNTRY AND VIEWS OF ECONOMY (Among registered voters) Wrong track No opinion Right direction Oct. 2010 27% 71% 2% Now Now 27% 68% 5% Q Do you think the Republican Party will take control of the U.S. Senate in the November election, or not? CONTROL OF THE SENATE Yes No No opinion 46% 33% 20% Q If control of the Senate switched from the Democrats to the Republicans after this election, do you think that would be a good thing, a bad thing, or wouldn't it make any difference? Good Bad No difference No opinion 33% 24% 39% 4% Q Do you think the federal government’s ability to deal with the country’s problems has gotten better in the last few years, gotten worse, or stayed about the same? 31% 11% 56% 2% Obama and the Democrats Republicans in Congress Both No opinion Who do you mainly blame for it getting worse? (Among those saying worse) Q Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Oct. 2010 Now Approve Disapprove 50% 43% 45% 51% 5% 6% Q If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for the Democratic candidate or the Republican candidate in your congressional district? (Among likely voters) Democratic candidate Republican candidate 44% 50% 53% Better Worse Stayed the same 11% 34% No opinion

SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Oct. 23-26, 2014, among a random sample of 1,204 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on land lines and cellphones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. The error margin is 3.5 points for the sample of 968 registered voters and four points for the sample of 758 likely voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.