Quinnipiac University just returned from the field in the Lone Star State (10/22-28; 1,078 TX likely voters) and finds Sen. Ted Cruz (R) maintaining a small lead over Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso). The ballot test results project Sen. Cruz to be holding a 51-46% edge. This compares with the same respondents giving Gov. Greg Abbott (R) a much stronger 54-40% advantage over former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez (D).
Men are breaking 56-39% for Cruz, while women split 52-45% in O’Rourke’s favor. Independents strongly support the Democratic challenger, moving 56-40% toward O’Rourke.
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