Texas Primary Polls 2022, Abbott is leading, likely to win BIG
Politico Results Update
Google Search, Abbott likely to win big today. The Gap between Abbott and West was much lesser yesterday than it was today on election day.
The Incumbent governor of Texas, Gregg Abbott is running for re-election. He has been Governor of Texas since 2014. The Texas primary election is scheduled for November 8, 2022, however, before the state goes for election, the citizens of Texas will be casting their votes for selecting the candidates of the respective party who will be running for the Office of Governor on November 8th.
The Gubernatorial Primaries will be held on March 1, 2022, with a run-off election scheduled for May 24. Allen West and Don Huffines have emerged as strong challengers to Greg Abbot while for the Democrat Beto O’Rourke is predicted to win the Primary race.
Texas Primary Polls 2022: Republican
|Poll source||Poll Date||Greg|
|Emerson College||Feb 21–22, 2022||61%||9%||12%|
|UT Tyler||Feb 8–15, 2022||60%||3%||7%|
|YouGov/UT||Jan 28 – Feb 7, 2022||60%||14%||15%|
Greg Abbott is comfortably ahead of both Don Huffines and Allen West as per the polls. The latest poll by Emerson College conducted between Feb 21-22 gives Greg Abbot around 50 points leads over his nearest competitor, Allen West. Abbott has been ahead of both the candidates by over 50% in almost all the polls.
In the last 24 hours, the interest level of Don Huffines has dramatically seen an increase. Greg Abbott is still ahead of all his challengers in both polls and Google Trend data but the way there has been rise in interest level of Don Huffines, if this translates into votes, we can expect the fight to be a close one.
Texas Primary Polls 2022: Democrat
|Poll source||Poll Date||Inocencio|
|Emerson College||Feb 21–22, 2022||1%||5%||4%||78%|
|UT Tyler||Feb 8–15, 2022||2%||3%||4%||68%|
The polls clearly show Bete O’Rourke is maintaining a massive lead over all the Democratic candidates. None of the candidates challenging Bete O’Rourke are able to cross the 5% vote share as per the polls.
Texas Primary Polls 2022: Few Things to Know Before Voting
- On March 1st, the voting for Texas Primary polls will begin at 7AM and close at 7PM the local time.
- Voter in Texas can vote in person now.
- The voters away from county on voting day or the ones who are sick or disabled can vote by mail.
- However, only those voters who have submitted the application for vote by mail before February 18, 2022 will be eligible to vote by mail.
- The mail-in ballots to be considered for counting should be received by 5PM on March 3.
NOTE: The Texas Primary Polls 2022 is the first poll to be conducted under new voting rules. The rules include furnishing ID proofs for mail-in votes. Elimination of drive-through voting and limiting early voting hours.
Some Facts Regarding Texas Election
- Since 1995 Texas has elected only Republican Governor.
- Currently, all statewide elected offices are currently held by Republicans.
- Gregg Abbot was elected Governor of Texas for the first time in 2015.
- Unlike many of the US States, Texas does not have term limitation for Governor.
Texas Primary Polls 2022 Republican Candidates
For March 1, 2022, eight candidates are running for the Republican Primaries. However, three candidates- Gregg Abbott, Don Huffines, and Allen West have been considered as the strongest candidates.
- Current Governor of Texas
- Served as a member of the Texas Supreme Court from 1996 to 2001.
- Also Served as 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015.
- Endorsed by the former President of USA, Donald Trump.
- He is an American politician and businessman from the state of Texas.
- Don Huffines co-owns and operates Huffines Communities, a real estate development company in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
- Huffines represented District 16 in the Texas Senate from 2015 to 2019.
- On May 10, 2021, Huffines announced that he would challenge Abbott in the 2022 Republican primary for governor of Texas.
- Allen West is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel.
- He has represented Florida’s 22nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013.
- Allen West has served as the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas from 2020 to 2021.
- On July 4, 2021, West announced he would challenge incumbent Greg Abbott for the Republican nomination.
Texas Democratic Primary 2022: Candidates
The Democrat Primary Race is scheduled for March 1, 2022. A total of 8 candidates are in the fray for the Democrat nomination. However, only one candidate, Beto O’Rourke has been able to catch media and public attention.
Here are some facts about Beto O’Rourke:
- Bete O’ Rourke is an American politician and businessman.
- He has served as the U.S. representative for Texas’s 16th congressional district from 2013 to 2019.
- Bete O’Rourke was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2018 and also the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
- He has been endorsed by Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator from New York (2009–present) and candidate for President of the United States in 2020.
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2022 Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidates and Polls
Along with the Governor, Texas is set to elect its next Lieutenant Governor on November 8, 2022. Currently, the Republican Dan Patrick is the Lieutenant Governor of Texas. He is running for re-election. However, he will have to face the primary election before he can be declared as an official Republican candidate.
The Republican Primary will take place on March 1. The candidates on the ballot of GOP Texas Lieutenant Governor Primary election are:
- Dan Patrick
- Trayce Bradford
- Todd Bullis
- Daniel Miller
- Aaron Sorrells
- Zach Vance
2022 Texas Lieutenant Election Primary Polls: Republican
|UT Tyler||Feb 8–15, 2022||3%||2%||4%||54%||2%||3%|
|YouGov/UT||Jan 28 – Feb 7, 2022||2%||1%||6%||82%||2%||4%|
Dan Patrick is comfortably placed to win the Republican Primary election for the Texas Lieutenant Governor. None of the other challengers to Dan Patrick may be able to poll over 5% as per the latest polls for Texas Lieutenant Governor.
2022 Texas Lieutenant Governor Election Primary Polls: Democratic Party
The Democratic Party Primary election for Texas Lieutenant Governor is scheduled for March 1. The Democratic side of the Primary election is expected to be a close one. The candidates on the ballots are:
- Mike Collier
- Carla Brailey
- Matthew Dowd
Texas Lieutenant Governor Democrats Primary Election Polls
Three candidates Michelle Beckley, Carla Brailey, and Mike Collier are in a tight race to win the ticket for Democratic candidate. The latest poll shows Mike Collier ahead of the rest of the candidates by a small margin.
Read: Texas Governor Polls 2022
Texas Primary 2022 Ballot: How to Check If You are Registered Voter In Texas?
Texas Primary Elections are all set to take place today. However, before casting your votes, here are few things that you should know:
To check if you are a Registered Voter In Texas Follow this Link
To check where you need to Vote, follow this link. For Bexar County, here is a list of polling centers.
As per the new voting rules in Texas, a voter may be required to furnish an ID card before casting their votes. Here are the list of valid ID card which you may furnish (any one of the following):
You will be required to show identification to vote in Texas. Here is a list of the acceptable forms of photo ID:
- Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
- Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
- Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
- Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
- United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph
- United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
- United States Passport (book or card)
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