Greg Abbott still holds a lead over Beto O’Rourke in the Texas governor race, according to the latest poll from the Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler. Abbott is up by seven points, holding a 46-39 lead.
The poll, which was published on Sunday, May 15, has remained relatively the same from the poll numbers pulled in February. In that poll, Abbott held a 45-38 lead over O’Rourke in the race. The latest data was surveyed from May 2 to May 10. Researchers used answers from 1,232 registered voters for the poll.