Poll: Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 11 points


Highlights

Poll examines how Texans feel about 2018 U.S. Senate race and gubernatorial candidates.

Conducted by Quinnipiac University, the poll also examines how Texans feel about Donald Trump.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, holds an 11-percentage point edge over U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, in the race at the top of the November ballot in Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

Half of Texas voters prefer Cruz in his re-election bid, compared with 39 percent for O’Rourke, the poll says.

That’s a substantially wider margin than in April 18, when another Quinnipiac University poll found Cruz with 47 percent to O’Rourke’s 44 percent.

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