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Texas 2022 Elections

Republican incumbents hold big leads in statewide March primary races, UT poll says

The poll shows Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have a significant advantage over their primary opponents. Democratic respondents heavily support Beto O’Rourke for governor but don’t know enough about the party’s candidates in other races.

A voter casts their ballot at the Flawn Academic Center polling site at the University of Texas at Austin on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.

No changes in public opinion on Abbott vs. O’Rourke 

Republican incumbents hold leads, Dems struggle with recognition

Policy concerns: Schools, books, abortion

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