From Angus Reid:
Support for Rick Perry increased this month in the Lone Star State, according to a poll by SurveyUSA released by KEYE-TV. 41 per cent of respondents in Texas would vote for the incumbent governor 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 20 per cent, followed by United States congressman Chris Bell of the Democratic Party with 18 per cent, and independent candidate Kinky Friedman with 16 per cent. One per cent of respondents would vote for other candidates, and three per cent remain undecided.... [more]