AUSTIN, Texas — If the election for Texas governor were held today, Attorney General Greg Abbott would have a six-point lead over state Sen. Wendy Davis, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Amid insider talk of a potential 2014 Republican primary race between Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott, a large share of Republican primary voters view the governor favorably, while Abbott remains popular but still a comparatively less familiar figure among state Republicans, according to a new University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry has the backing of 50 percent of registered voters and maintains a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger Bill White in the closing stretch of the 2010 campaign, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released today.