Cruz 5 points ahead of Democrat challenger in Texas Senate race: poll
Nearly half of all voters say that they do not know enough about Allred, Cruz's challenger, to have an opinion of him.
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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is 5 points ahead of his Democrat challenger, Rep. Colin Allred, in a poll about Texas' 2024 Senate race.
A University of Texas at Tyler poll that concluded this week showed that 42% of registered voters would cast their ballots for Cruz compared to 37% for Allred.
Overall, 41% of voters have a very or somewhat favorable opinion of Cruz while 49% have a very or somewhat unfavorable opinion. In comparison, 48% of voters say they do not know enough to have an opinion about Allred, 21% have a very or somewhat favorable opinion compared to 19% who have a very or somewhat unfavorable opinion of him.
The poll, which was conducted May 10-21, included 1,413 registered voters and has a 3% error margin. Of the participants, 30% were Democrats, 39% were Republicans and 31% were independents.
Madeleine Hubbard is an international correspondent for Just the News. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram.
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