Trump, Biden in dead heat in hypothetical 2020 matchup among Texas voters

TheHill | 2/15/2019 | Aris Folley
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President Trump and former Vice President Biden are in a dead heat in a hypothetical 2020 matchup among Texas voters, according to a new poll from the left-leaning Public Policy Polling firm.

According to the poll, Biden trails Trump 46 percent to 49 percent in the hypothetical matchup, falling within the poll's margin of error. Five percent of those polled said they were "not sure" who they would choose.

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The close matchup is notable for deep-red Texas, which has not favored a Democratic presidential candidate since Jimmy Carter in 1976.

The poll also found Trump's approval rating underwater among Texas voters at 48 percent. The president, according to the poll, had a 47 percent disapproval rating among those surveyed.

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