Skip to comments.UT/TT Poll: Runoffs Loom in U.S. Senate Race (Texas)
Posted on 05/21/2012 6:02:34 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
Texas Republican primary for U.S. Senate is close and could be headed for a July 31 runoff with Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst holding a single-digit lead over former Solicitor General Ted Cruz, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.
Dewhurst had the support of 40 percent of likely voters, followed by Cruz at 31 percent. Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert had 17 percent and broadcaster and former football player Craig James was at 4 percent, with five other GOP candidates bringing up the rear.
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This is far more accurate than the self-serving polls that Establishment hack David Dewhurst is publishing.
GO TED CRUZ!!!!!!!!!!
Do you realize that both the TT and TT/UT media jv are Soros funded propaganda outfits ?
Goggle it !
I don’t think the full effect of Palin’s endorsement/robocalls have been taken into account yet.
GOPe loses one (IN) and it’s a fluke
GOPe loses two (NE) and it’s bad luck
GOPe loses three (TX) and it’s rut-rohhh!!!
Leppert’s country club crowd will probably go Dewhurst in the runoff, on the other hand, Cruz’s supporters will probably be more motivated in the runoff. Should be a close race.
I didn’t know that. I consider it encouraging, as it shows Cruz polling well and very likely to force a runoff.
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I agree. GO TED GO!
they both are non profit Soros front groups .
TT is a Soros JV with a Rich Calif left wing nutter now in Austin and UT operation is part of that Soros NPR operation.
Pure Soros propaganda from both sources.
The Cruz/Dewhurst battle is one of the ugliest “political” battles I have ever seen. Dewhurst came out flinging mud and telling lies about Cruz and he keeps piling it on. I used to like Dewhurst but, my vote is firmly on Cruz. Dewhurst can take his dirty mudslinging and retire to the ranch, as far as I am concerned.
The same is true of the Jeff Wentworth/Elizabeth Ames Jones battle. Jones came out using Dewhurst’s approach against Wentworth and this battle has also gone deeply into the gutter. Unfortunately, I can’t vote for Wentworth but, if I could, I would send Jones back to Houston ASAP.
Ugly, nasty politics. I HATE it!!!
Lets put an end to Romneys wonderful-sounding lies, and work to DUMP ROMNEY. Romney has been telling lies that con us into believing that Change is coming.
There will be little change. Romney will be Obamalite. For example, Romney says that he will get rid of Obamacare by sending it in 50 pieces to our already bankrupt 50 States. That will just increase the financial, and regulation impact of Obamacare.
My reasoning for the DUMP ROMNEY Campaign is as follows:
DUMP ROMNEY and replace him with a stellar Dark Horse Republican Presidential Nominee.
IF Romney is probably going to lose to Obama, THEN it is incumbent upon the RNC to intervene and declare an OPEN Convention, regardless of the Primary delegates that Romney has.
Continued accumulation of Primary delegates in the remaining State Primaries is the key to improving Pauls chances of forcing the GOP-E to hold an OPEN Convention in Tampa.
Paul will then have completed his main task in this Primary: giving the delegates the freedom to DUMP ROMNEY!
My goal is to defeat the insanity of Keyensian Economics in both of our very sorry political parties THIS YEAR!
This can be accomplished by the Delegates choosing a stellar Dark Horse Nominee, such as R-Rep. Allen West of Florida, to slaughter Obama in a November Landslide.
It is not enough to beat Obama, he must be smashed in a huge landslide to repudiate his Marxist ideas for America!
Romney is not Warrior enough to do so.
The key is to FORCE the GOP-E to allow for an OPEN Convention in Tampa. Without an OPEN Convention the SOS of INSANE Federal Over-Spending will keep America on the same crowded track with Greece, and Kalifornia.
There are over 15, 000, 000, 000, 000 reasons why spending more money this year than was taken in during the previous year is an INSANE path to financial destruction.
Neither Obama or Romney have presented a plan to spend our Federal dollars in a non-insane manner.
For example, the GOP Elite have stood in line to endorse Romney, to endorse The Ryan Budget, and to compromise-away every opportunity to reduce Federal Spending.
I included the Ryan Budget, because Rep. Paul Ryan himself says that his Budget will balance in 30 YEARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BTW, I added those exclamation points, because both you and I know that Ryans budget will NEVER balance, and thus will never be a fact. The exclamation points are just for volume emphasis.
The main point of my post is as follows: In order to DUMP ROMNEY there must be an OPEN, or Bartered Convention.
Ron Paul, Santorum and Newt are our best hopes to achieve an OPEN Convention because they have the most Delegates to force the Romney Delegates to approve of an OPEN Convention.
Since RP is the only active Candidate left standing, he has the best chance of forcing the RNC to have an OPEN Convention in Tampa.
With an OPEN Convention, NONE of the Primary Candidates stand a chance of becoming the Nominee, except Romney.
That possibility must be countered by a stellar Dark Horse, that is someone that has not run in this years Primary Campaign.
Otherwise Romney will follow the same stupid path as McCain and lose to Obama much to the surprise of the GOP-E.
Ron Paul, Santorum and Newt were rejected by Primary voters, and would be re-soundly rejected by the voters in the National Election. Thus, their main value is to force an OPEN Convention.
The Convention Delegates then would have a chance to choose a Nominee who could easily defeat Obama.
I had earlier supported R-Sc Sen. Jim DeMint, but he will not leave the Senate. Now I support R-Fla. Rep. Allen West. Rep. Allen West is a retired US Army Colonel, straight-talking Conservative, AND is the only non-welcome member of the Congressional Black Caucus, (the Libs hate him).
There are many other Republican non-RINO Dark Horses who would make excellent Dark Horse Nominees.
The DUMP ROMNEY Campaign requires an OPEN or Bartered Convention in Tampa.
Make your voice and vote count towards an OPEN Convention in Tampa, Florida!
BTW, Nominee Allen West WOULD be Floridas favorite son in November - - - .
An entrenched, Texas politician who is currently serving as Lt. Governor is at 40%???? In the run-off, Ted Cruz will win. The “Name-ID only” voters will not show up in the run-off, Cruz supporters are fired up, and if 60% of Texans are not for Dewhurst now, they won’t be in the run-off either.
CRUZ WINS THE RUN-OFF!!! And, I think the election results on May 29th are going to be closer than people think. Just sayin’
Texas Farm Bureau (Insurance) sent out a card to all policy-holders with a list of all of its suggested candidates-- all Republican. Farm Bureau supported Dewhurst, FWIW.
I don’t think you can get much more “establishment” than the Farm Bureau.
I have all my vehicles and properties insured with Farm Bureau. I didn’t get anything in the mail about the Election.
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