2021-09-20 05:43:13 UTC
Actor Matthew McConaughey, who has hinted that he's entertaining the idea
(though it's unclear what party, if any, he would represent), led Abbott
by nine points in a hypothetical matchup in the new poll, while former
Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Tex.), who ran against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) for a
spot in the upper chamber and later took a shot at the Democratic
presidential nomination, cut a previous 12-point head-to-head deficit
against Abbott down to five in the survey.