CNN: New poll suggests attacks on Nancy Pelosi won’t matter in midterms

Republican House candidates have attacked their Democratic opponents over their future potential vote to make Nancy Pelosi the speaker of the House again. Many Democrats fearing potential electoral repercussions have responded by pledging not to vote for Pelosi, if they are elected.

CNN’s new poll suggests that Democrats may be overreacting. While the California Democrat remains a very unpopular figure, her impact on people’s votes this November looks like it’s going to be minimal.

Just 34% of registered voters say that Pelosi will be an extremely or very important factor in their vote this fall. That ranks dead last of the 10 factors asked about by CNN.

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