Topic: John McCain

McCain Ahead of Obama in Texas; 23 Percent Believe Obama is Muslim, Poll Shows

Oct. 30, 2008

John McCain leads Barack Obama by a 51 to 40 percent margin among registered voters in Texas, with 8 percent still undecided, according to a statewide poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. The poll surveyed 550 registered voters in Texas Oct. 15-22, and had a margin of error of 4.2 percent.

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Director of politics project in Wall Street Journal

March 6, 2008
Director of politics project in Wall Street Journal

The appeal of Illinois Sen. Barack Obama is particularly surprising in Texas, a solidly Republican state and the home of President Bush. Unlike economically battered Ohio, Texas has weathered the current economic downturn relatively well.

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