UT/TT Poll: Dewhurst and Cruz Lead Senate Pack

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst leads the Republican field of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but former state Solicitor General Ted Cruz is running second, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.

Dewhurst led with 38 percent, followed by Cruz at 27 percent, and former ESPN analyst Craig James and former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert each with 7 percent. Only two other candidates — Glenn Addison and Lela Pittenger — even registered; each got 1 percent.

Many voters haven't settled: 19 percent said they'd prefer another Republican candidate to those listed.

In October, Dewhurst had 22 percent ...

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