September 11, 2019
President Trump might not want to look at a new poll conducted by Univision and the University of Houston.
The survey shows six Democratic presidential candidates leading the incumbent in Texas. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has the healthiest lead over Trump — a 48 percent to 42 percent edge. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden has Trump beat 47 percent to 43 percent, while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is ahead 44 percent to 42 percent. Those three, frequently considered the front-runners in the Democratic primaries, don’t come as a huge surprise, but Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) also hold slight advantages. Former Housing Secretary and homegrown Texan Julián Castro is the sixth candidate that Texas would seemingly support over Trump; he has a three point lead over the commander-in-chief.
Those are the only six candidates highlighted in the survey for this particular question. Oddly, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) is not pitted against Trump, though among the Democratic candidates, he finished second only to Biden in the survey, and led all other candidates by seven points or more among Texas Latinx voters. So it appears the El Paso native is doing pretty well in his home state at the moment.
— Conor Sen (@conorsen) September 10, 2019
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