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World Trump Tweets 'Way Ahead in Texas' But Polls Show Tight Race in Lone Star State

11:41  30 october  2020
11:41  30 october  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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The Lone Star State has long been a Republican stronghold. Texas has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1980 and in 2016, Trump won The poll also shows some troubling signs for Trump 's standing among independents in Texas . View Trump and Biden head-to-head polling .

In the final stretch of the election campaign and with polls showing a tightening race in Texas, President Donald Trump has expressed his optimism about taking the Lone Star State.

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In a late night tweet, Trump tweeted: "Way ahead in Texas!" although polling is showing that his lead as he bids to win the state for the Republicans for the 11th time in a row, is narrowing.

One survey by RMG Research carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday put Trump four points clear of his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, 50 to 46, according to Real Clear Politics. A poll with a larger sample by Survey Monkey and carried out from October 1 to October 28 also put Trump four points clear of Biden, 51 to 47.

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The race in the Lone Star state has tightened since the spring, and the Cook Political Report moved it into the tossup category on Wednesday after it Trump is behind Biden in the majority of battleground states , with several of the margins big enough for Biden to withstand the size of the biggest polling

The Lone Star State has voted for the Republican nominee in every presidential race since 1976. More ballots have been cast in Texas than in any other state so far, the data shows . That's due in part to a RealClearPolitics' average of polls in the state shows Trump maintaining a narrow 2.4-point

A poll released Thursday by UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion showed the candidates were closer, with Trump on 48 percent to Biden's 47 percent.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, the race in the state has shifted from a "lean Republican" to a "toss up," according to the Cook Political Report, which said polling showed a difference between the candidates of between two to four points. This is in line with the tight 2018 Senate race when Sen. Ted Cruz narrowly defeated Rep. Beto O'Rourke 51 percent to 48 percent.

In a sign that the Democratic campaign believes they can flip the traditional Republican state, Vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will visit Texas on Friday to capitalize on the narrowing polls.

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President Donald Trump 's campaign canceled its planned television advertising in Iowa and Ohio this week, focusing its spending on states where Trump is behind even as polls show he is neck-and-neck with Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the two Midwestern states .

A new poll from the Dallas Morning News and UT Tyler with President Trump down by five points suggests the Lone Star State could be on the If Biden is able to keep the state in contention in November, the prospect of a swing election in Texas has substantial impacts for Democrats down

She will appear with former secretary of housing and urban development, Julián Castro and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke in McAllen. She will also take part in voter mobilization events in Houston and Fort Worth. The Biden campaign considers Houston's Harris County to be in play having tilted towards the Democrats in recent years the Texas Tribune reported.

"Texas is the biggest battleground state," said Abhi Rahman, communications director for the Texas Democratic Party. "Kamala Harris visiting this close to the election is a game-changer and exactly what Texas Democrats need to get us over the top," local NBC affiliate KXAN reported.

However Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who chairs Trump's re-election campaign in Texas, has predicted Trump would win in Texas by 4-to-8 or 4-to-9 points.

"It could be tighter, only because you have so many more voters out. Remember, there are a lot of those Republican voters coming out too," he told KXAN.

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How Texas Turned Purple .
Whatever happens Tuesday, Democrats have put the Lone Star State in play.And it’s been decades since anyone could say that.

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