TEXAS: Cruz Challenger Closes Gap In New Poll

The Hill reports:

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) holds a narrow lead over Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), a poll released Wednesday showed. A Quinnipiac University Poll, conducted April 12-17, deemed the race too close to call. Cruz leads O’Rourke, by 3 percentage points — 47-44 — which falls within the poll’s margin of error of 3.6 percentage points.

Support for each candidate is split along party lines, the poll found. Among Democrats, 87 percent said they support O’Rourke, while 88 percent of Republicans said they support Cruz. O’Rourke has drummed up significant momentum in his race to unseat Cruz and become Texas’ first Democratic senator in more than two decades.