Medina at 24%!! Can She Close The Distance On KBH’s 28% and Force A Run-Off?

The latest poll in the Texas gubernatorial race has Medina at 24%, just points away from overtaking KBH, who polls at 28%.  Medina supporters know if we can beat out KBH and keep Perry from getting over 50% of the vote, it will force a run-off.  Once that happens, all bets are off!!  Run-offs are bad news for incumbents and how many Perry voters feel strongly enough about him to get out to the polls a second time to vote in the primaries?  Conversely, most Medina supporters feel so strongly about her candidacy they would go out ten times to vote if necessary.  From the Politico

Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is at risk of finishing third in next month’s Republican gubernatorial primary, according to a Public Policy Polling survey that shows tea party favorite Debra Medina rapidly gaining ground on Hutchison and incumbent Gov. Rick Perry.

Perry leads Hutchison by 11 points in the poll, 39 percent to 28 percent, but Medina registers nearly a quarter of the primary vote, drawing 24 percent. The numbers are similar to a Rasmussen Reports survey that showed Perry with a 44 percent to 29 percent lead over Hutchison last week, with Medina’s vote growing to 16 percent.

While Perry and Hutchison have spent millions on their campaigns to date, the underfunded Medina has relied on two strong televised debate performances to draw attention to her insurgent bid…


One Response to Medina at 24%!! Can She Close The Distance On KBH’s 28% and Force A Run-Off?

  1. R.C. Taylor says:

    Debra Medina is a true Patriot who doesn’t stammer for words to please. She’s honest and smart and has Texas citizens best intrests at heart regarding taxes and individual freedoms. I will vote for her in a heartbeat and so should you too. She’s a Texas treasure.

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