TPM Livewire

Poll: Minority Of Voters Wants To Repeal Obamacare

AP Photo / Manuel Balce Ceneta

Thirty-eight percent of voters said they oppose the law because it goes too far, while 45 percent said they favor it and eight percent said they oppose it because it does not go far enough.

The government shutdown and the threat of default stemmed from GOP opposition to the Affordable Care Act, namely a campaign led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to defund the law.

According to the Democratic poll, 47 percent of voters in GOP-controlled congressional districts say they are less likely to support their Republican incumbents. It's perhaps the latest piece of polling evidence that Republicans paid a political price for the shutdown and the flirtation with default.


This post has been updated.