Shocking new polls show Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke gaining on Senator Ted Cruz just months before Texans head to the polls; raising serious concerns inside the GOP about losing another pivotal Republican vote in Congress.
According to the Texas Tribune, O’Rourke trails the former presidential candidate by just 3%; falling behind Cruz 47% to 44% and proving the El Paso Democrat is far more competitive than previously thought.
The 3% difference falls within the surveys margin of error; making the race a statistical tie.
“Cruz’s favorability rating showed a polarized response: 46 percent of Texans have a favorable view of the senator while 44 percent have an unfavorable view,” writes the Tribune. “To be sure, no one poll should be taken as gospel on the state of any race.”
Read the full report here.