The Dallas Morning News reports:
Former Vice President Joe Biden has regained a narrow lead over President Donald Trump in Texas, after wooing more independents and Hispanics, according to a poll released Sunday by The Dallas Morning News and University of Texas at Tyler.
Biden’s lead among likely voters is 48%-45%, within the poll’s margin of error. In the Texas race for U.S. Senate, Republican incumbent John Cornyn lost a bit more ground against Democrat MJ Hegar. Cornyn’s lead now stands at 8 points, down from 11 in September.
Biden, who was 2 points behind Trump among likely voters in The News and UT-Tyler’s September survey, edged slightly ahead of the president this month by expanding his support among independents and grabbing a better than 3-to-1 advantage among Hispanics.
Other recent polls have shown a dead heat.
#NEW Texas Poll:
Biden 48% (+3)
University of Texas at Tyler
— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) October 25, 2020
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Since March, Biden has gained 8.6 points and D state house challengers 6.5 pts in 10 key districts per NDRC polling
— Reid J. Epstein (@reidepstein) October 25, 2020