Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune

Politics
5:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

UT/TT Poll: Abbott Holds Commanding Lead Over Davis

University of Texas/Texas Tribune

Originally published on Thu October 23, 2014 9:28 am

From The Texas Tribune:

Republican Greg Abbott has a 16-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the closing days of this year’s general election for governor, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Abbott has the support of 54 percent of likely voters to Davis’ 38 percent. Libertarian Kathie Glass has the support of 6 percent, and the Green Party’s Brandon Parmer got 2 percent.

“The drama of the outcome is not who wins, but what the margin will be,” said Jim Henson, co-director of the poll and head of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. “Wendy Davis has not led in a single poll in this race.”

Among men, Abbott holds a 61-32 lead in this survey. And he leads by 2 percentage points — 48 to 46 — among women.

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Politics
5:04 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

In Court Filing, Perry Lawyers Challenge Indictment

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:52 am

Lawyers for GovRick Perry

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