Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzElection Countdown: Violence casts cloud before midterms | Clinton opens door to 2020 | Trump calls Gillum a ‘thief’ | Dems worry about midterm message | Trump camp’s midterm ad doesn’t feature president Poll: Cruz lead over O’Rourke shrinks to 5 points Biggest election winner? Polarization in America MORE (R) holds a 10-point lead over his Senate challenger Rep. Beto O’RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O’RourkeElection Countdown: Violence casts cloud before midterms | Clinton opens door to 2020 | Trump calls Gillum a ‘thief’ | Dems worry about midterm message | Trump camp’s midterm ad doesn’t feature president Poll: Cruz lead over O’Rourke shrinks to 5 points LeBron James dons Beto O’Rourke hat to game in San Antonio MORE (D) with only a week left till Election Day, in keeping with a ballot launched Tuesday.
Cruz leads O’Rourke 52 % to 42 % amongst seemingly voters within the poll conducted by conservative-leaning Dixie Strategies and CBS 11.
The 10-point margin reveals Cruz with an expanded lead from a September poll by the identical organizations, which discovered the incumbent main by four factors.
In the ballot launched Tuesday, Cruz leads by 21 factors amongst males, 59 % to 38 %. Amongst girls polled, 49 % most popular Cruz, whereas 44 % backed O’Rourke.
The incumbent GOP senator holds a large 66 % to 31 % lead over O’Rourke amongst white voters surveyed.
In the meantime, O’Rourke has a bonus amongst black voters, with 69 % backing him in comparison with 31 % backing Cruz. O’Rourke additionally leads Cruz amongst Hispanic voters, 53 % to 41 %, in keeping with the ballot.
And within the Texas gubernatorial race, the survey confirmed incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott (R) with a wholesome 59 % to 33 % lead over his Democratic opponent Lupe Valdez.
The Dixie/CBS ballot surveyed 588 seemingly voters from Oct. 25-26 and has a margin of error of four.04 proportion factors.
Whereas the Texas Senate race has attracted nationwide consideration thanks partly to O’Rourke’s viral speeches and spectacular fundraising totals, a slew of latest polls have proven Cruz with a snug lead within the race.
The RealClearPolitics polling index reveals Cruz with a 7-point lead within the race.
The nationwide GOP has mobilized to help Cruz in what has been a reliably Republican state, with President TrumpDonald John TrumpPittsburgh mayor: Our priority is funerals not Trump’s visit Trump says he will respond to ‘some’ of Mueller’s questions Trump: ‘Dishonest’ to say I called all media ‘enemy of the people’ MORE hosting a campaign rally for the senator final week in Houston.