Ted Cruz +9 In New Quinnipiac Poll

  • Ted Cruz +9 In New Quinnipiac Poll

Ted Cruz +9 In New Quinnipiac Poll

O', who is challenging the notion that a liberal Democrat can not win statewide in Texas and has pulled even in the race, according to a poll released Wednesday. He has expressed his admiration for Bridges previously, and now the R&B crooner is returning the support and rallying behind O'Rourke in his bid. "So I got to say, they summed up the entire election: If Texas elects a Democrat, they're going to ban barbecue across the state of Texas", he said.

"There's a possibility it could happen. But it's possible", said Larry Sabato, director of the UVA Center for Politics. At a campaign stop in Humble, Texas, Cruz said, "Liberals desperately want to turn Texas blue".

The Reuters/Ipsos/UVA poll was conducted online, in English, from September 5 to 17.

The results measured how voters felt at the time of the survey.

Other surveys have found that Cruz maintained a strong lead. Ted Cruz with a nine-point lead over challenger Beto O'Rourke among likely voters in Texas.

The Reuter's poll defies a similar study released by Quinnipiac University on Tuesday that showed Cruz opening a wide 9-point advantage over O'Rourke.

If Gillum wins, he would be Florida's first black governor, and enthusiasm around his campaign could help Nelson as the two share the Democratic ticket across the state.

The poll showed Nevada U.S. Senator Dean Heller holding a 3-percentage-point lead over Democratic U.S. Representative Jacky Rosen. President Donald Trump took 34 percent of the Hispanic vote in Texas, while Democrat Hillary Clinton took 61 percent, according to CNN exit polls.

The comments the group is referring to came at a different campaign even last week, when Cruz told a gathering of supports that liberals want Texas "to be just like California, right down to the tofu and silicon and dyed hair".