Three four recent polls in Texas, good news and bad news for Cruz. Only one of three recent Texas polls has really good news for Ted Cruz. The Houston Public Media poll shows Ted Cruz way ahead of his competitors at 35%, followed by Trump with 20%, Rubio 8%, Carson 7%, and Kasich at 4%.
Cruz didn’t fare as well in the recent Survey USA poll, where Cruz and Trump were tied at 32% in the Lone Star state. Marco Rubio had 17%, John Kasich 6%, and Ben Carson at 5%.
In the Emerson College Polling Society Ted Cruz barely beats Trump, 29% to 28%. Rubio is at 25%, John Kasich 9%, and Ben Carson has 4%.
UPDATE, one more poll, taken this week:
KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Texas poll:
1.) Cruz – 33.24%
2.) Trump – 24.83%
3.) Rubio – 14.76%
4.) Kasich – 8%
5.) Carson – 5.79%