52 percent of voters also said they were still undecided. Republicans are heavily favored to retain the seat, making the nomination particularly valuable. “The average Texan really isn’t paying attention to this race yet,” said Harvey Tucker, a Texas A&M University political scientist. “And those numbers for Dewhurst are based on little more than statewide name recognition. This race is wide open. What happens if, say, Nolan Ryan decides to run?”Two things are certain, Nolan Ryan will not run for Senate and some people like us ARE paying attention!
Friday, April 1, 2011
UT/Texas Tribune KBH Replacement Poll
According to the UT/Texas Tribune Poll released in February (remember, they were known for being wrong more than right in the Hutchison/Perry and Perry/White polls) showed it was "There’s Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Then there’s everybody else" as said by the Washington Times' David Edlridge in sizing up the poll: