Cruz has joked that the Lone Star State's most cherished food is at stake in the November election, after noticing PETA protesters at a campaign event. It surveyed between 992 and 1,039 people in each of five states including California and weighted the responses according to the latest government population estimates.More news: Jimmy Butler Requests Trade from T-Wolves
"During the campaign we made a real emphasis, we didn't cede any ground, and went to a lot of different meetings, put together different counsels, had leadership teams in that community, and we did a lot of specific advertising to them", said Rob Jesmer, a former executive director for the Senate GOP's campaign arm strategist who managed Cornyn's re-election campaign.
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Catherine Frazier, a spokesperson for Cruz's campaign, said the senator "was having a laugh with his audience" and that "his speech was very well received".
The Reuters poll also found O'Rourke with a strong advantage, by about a 2-to-1 margin, with Hispanic voters in Texas over Cruz. Men back Cruz 57 - 42 percent. "Congressman O'Rourke may be drawing big crowds and media attention, but Texas likely voters like Sen". O'Rourke's campaign responded by tweeting a photo of O'Rourke as a preschooler, wearing a "Beto" shirt.More news: Audi e-tron SUV officially sees the light of day
A new poll published Wednesday shows Democrat Beto O'Rourke with a razor thin edge over Sen. One Twitter user chastised Cruz for sending a letter addressed to his 88-year-old grandmother, who suffered from cognitive decline.