Angus Reid Global Scan : Polls & Research
April 21, 2006
(Angus Reid Global Scan) – Rick Perry could earn a new term as governor in the Lone Star State, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 40 per cent of respondents in Texas would vote for Perry in this year’s election.
Perry—a Republican—took office after George W. Bush resigned on Dec. 21, 2000, and was later elected to a four-year term in November 2002, defeating Democrat Tony Sanchez with 58 per cent of the vote.
State comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn—a Republican who is running as an independent—is second with 19 per cent, followed by U.S. congressman Chris Bell of the Democratic Party with 17 per cent, and independent candidate Kinky Friedman with 15 per cent....