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Analysis: Will a split Texas electorate split the 2018 ticket?

Polls point to a close U.S. Senate race and to a potential blowout in the race for governor. For that to happen, some voters in this politically polarized state would have to switch sides as they move down the ballot.

Top: Gov. Greg Abbott and Lupe Valdez, his Democratic challenger; bottom: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, his Democratic challenger.

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