A new poll conducted for CNN (PDF) shows U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) leading U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso), 52%-45%, and Gov. Greg Abbott (R) leading former Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe Valdez (D), 57%-39%, among “likely voters.”

Cruz leads among male “likely voters,” 57%-41%, while O’Rourke’s 49%-47% lead among women is within the poll’s margin of error. Cruz leads among Anglos, 66%-33%, while O’Rourke leads among “Non-white likely voters,” 62%-32%.

“Likely voters” view Cruz (52/42) more favorably than O’Rourke (45/39). Only 7% of “likely voters” have “never heard of” O’Rourke. The poll found “likely voters” evenly split on President Trump’s job approval, 49/48.

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