Exit Polls: Majority Of Voters Dissatisfied Or Angry With Washington

Washington (CNN) — A majority of Americans are dissatisfied or angry with President Barack Obama’s administration and GOP leaders, according to exit polls released Tuesday and analyzed by CNN.

And about 8 in 10 Americans disapprove of how Congress is handling its job, according to a survey of voters outside of polling places on Election Day.

Nearly six in 10 voters are either dissatisfied or angry with both the White House and Republican leaders in Congress. Less than a third of Americans are satisfied with the Obama administration and GOP leaders.

And heading into the voting booth, seven in ten Americans said they were concerned about economic conditions.

Most voters had a negative view of both parties, with the Democratic Party barely edging out the GOP to pull a positive view from 44% of voters compared to 40% for the Republican Party.

Two-thirds of voters said they believe the country is headed on the wrong track, and only 22% believe the next generation of Americans will be better off.

Ebola also hit the campaign trail this season and about six in ten Americans said they followed news about Ebola.

The threat of ISIS has also been played up by some Senate candidates, and a majority of Americans surveyed Tuesday support airstrikes against the militant group in Iraq and Syria.

On the immigration front, 37% of voters said they want all illegal immigrants deported and about half the electorate say illegal immigrants should get an opportunity to gain legal status in the U.S.

Exit polls are surveys of voters taken as they leave polling stations as well as phone surveys of voters taken before Election Day.

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