August 1, 2018/Media, Press

NEW POLL: Texas Democrats in Single Digits

Today, the 2018 Texas Lyceum Poll released more findings on statewide races along with President Trump’s approval ratings.

Key Takeaways:

  • Beto is in a dead heat with Ted Cruz: “Senator Cruz carries a slim two percentage point lead over Congressman O’Rourke, 41 to 39 percent among likely voters with 19 percent undecided, a result well within the margin of error (+/- 4.67%).”

  • “52 percent of Texans express disapproval of President Trump’s job performance, including 85 percent of Democrats.”

  • No Statewide Republican has over 50% support

Read the full report here

Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Crystal K. Perkins issued the following statement:

“One thing is now clear: the 2018 election is going to be close. Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke is in a dead heat with Ted Cruz and all Republican incumbents have well under 50 percent support.

“Texans are demanding change. The majority of working Texans disapprove of Donald Trump and they just aren’t buying what Texas Republicans are selling.”