Poll: Most GOP voters oppose House's move to bring back earmarks

In a new Morning Consult/Politico survey, 56 percent of GOP voters said they opposed the decision by both House Democrats and Republicans to restore earmarks, which were described as the “previously banned practice of including provisions in bills that direct public funds to specific recipients such as individual congressional districts.” Forty percent of Republicans “strongly oppose” the move, more than twice the share (15 percent) who support it…

And while earmarks are most unpopular among GOP voters, they’re not exactly a political winner for Democrats either: 27 percent of Democratic voters in the new poll supported reviving the practice, compared with 31 percent who were opposed.