While there is a new poll out with Cruz and O’Rourke only 2% points apart, with Cruz leading?
The down ballot polling has Republicans in this Red state well ahead….
Would someone vote party line all the way, but vote for the Democrat for the US Senate?
The 2018 Texas Lyceum Poll showed Cruz leading O’Rourke by a hair — 41 percent to 39 percent, respectively, among likely voters. That’s well within the survey’s margin of error of 4.67 percentage points of 441 likely voters.
That’s a particularly tight margin for Texas, which has not elected a Democrat to the Senate in three decades….
While the poll shows a close race for the Senate, Republicans vying for other statewide offices fared much better.
Gov. Greg Abbott, who is seeking a second term in office, is leading his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez 44 percent to 25 percent, respectively, among registered voters. And incumbent Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is ahead of Democrat Mike Collier 32 percent to 23 percent among registered voters.
Among likely voters in the poll, their margins increase even more: 16 points for Abbott and 10 points for Patrick….
image of Cruz and O’Rourke…The Hill