Austin, TX -- The Texas Lyceum poll shows Texas Republicans are in the ditch and Democrats are in a strong position charging into 2018 in the Lone Star State.
Texans disapprove of President Trump. (54% disapprove)
Texans oppose Trump’s border wall (61%) & mass deportation (62%)
Democrats are tied with Ted Cruz. (Castro 35% v. Cruz 31%; O’Rourke 30% v. Cruz 30%)
Democrats are beating Dan Patrick. (Collier 27%, Patrick 25%)
Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia issued the following statement:
“Texans are demanding solutions from immigration to the economy and the Republican agenda is completely out of step with Texas values.
“It is entirely clear that Texans aren’t buying what Republicans in Washington or Austin are selling. Donald Trump’s numbers are in the ditch, Texas Republicans are vulnerable, and our Democratic champions are poised for the battle of a lifetime in 2018.”
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