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Poll: Trump approval rating underwater in Texas

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in The Woodlands, Texas Friday June 17, 2016.
Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in The Woodlands, Texas Friday June 17, 2016.

More Texans disapprove of the job President Trump is doing than approve, according to a Texas Lyceum poll released Wednesday. The poll also found Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tied with Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke though more than a third of respondents said they hadn't yet thought about the race.

Supporters wait for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to take the stage at the Redneck Country Club in Stafford, Texas on the evening of the Texas primary on Mar. 1, 2016.
Supporters wait for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to take the stage at the Redneck Country Club in Stafford, Texas on the evening of the Texas primary on Mar. 1, 2016.

Analysis: A Good Election Night to Be an Incumbent

For all of the talk and bluster about replacing the people in government with new folks, Texas voters on Tuesday were remarkably gentle with incumbents, giving nearly all of them a ticket to the general election in November.