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Texas Governor Race

Candidates

Perry

Perry (R)*

Bio | Campaign Site

Chris Bell

Chris Bell (D)

Bio | Campaign Site

RealClearPolitics Snapshot
RCP Average: Perry +14.3 % |RCP Chart
RCP Ranking: Likely Republican
Key State Races: Senate | TX-22

Polling Data

PollDateSamplePerry (R)Bell (D)Friedman (I)Strayhorn (I)Und.Spread
Final Results----39.029.812.418.1--Perry +9.2
RCP Average10/23 - 11/2--37.323.013.321.3--Perry +14.3
SurveyUSA10/31 - 11/2557 LV38221721--Perry +16
Zogby10/23 - 10/261003 LV38221121--Perry +16
Rasmussen10/23 - 10/23500 LV36251222--Perry +11

All Texas Governor Race Polling Data

Previous Elections

Governor
2002: Perry 58, Sanchez 40
1998: Bush 68, Mauro 31

President
2004: Bush 61, Kerry 38
2000: Bush 59, Gore 38
1996: Dole 49, Clinton 44

Demographics

Occupation: Blue Collar 24.1% | White Collar 60.6% | Gray Collar 15.3%
Race: White 52.4% | Black 11.3% | Hispanic 32.0% | Asian 2.7%

Polling Data

PollDateSamplePerry (R)Bell (D)Friedman (I)Strayhorn (I)Und.Spread
Final Results----39.029.812.418.1--Perry +9.2
RCP Average10/23 - 11/2--37.323.013.321.3--Perry +14.3
SurveyUSA10/31 - 11/2557 LV38221721--Perry +16
Zogby Interactive*10/23 - 10/27LV 37291415--Perry +8
Zogby10/23 - 10/261003 LV38221121--Perry +16
Rasmussen10/23 - 10/23500 LV36251222--Perry +11
SurveyUSA10/21 - 10/23532 LV36261619--Perry +10
Zogby Interactive*10/10 - 10/161104 LV38261313--Perry +12
Rasmussen10/9 - 10/9500 LV34191821--Perry +13
Dallas Mng. News9/26 - 10/3828 LV38151418--Perry +20
Opinion Analysts9/28 - 10/2603 LV33141420--Perry +13
Zogby Interactive*9/19 - 9/25n/a 33221916--Perry +11
SurveyUSA9/16 - 9/18536 LV35232315--Perry +12
Zogby Interactive*8/29 - 9/5n/a 31252211--Perry +6
Rasmussen8/31 - 8/31500 LV33181622--Perry +11
Opinion Analysts8/28 - 8/30600 LV41131314--Perry +27
Cooper & Secrest (D)7/31 - 8/61010 LV38181116--Perry +20
Rasmussen8/3 - 8/3500 LV35181818--Perry +17
Rasmussen7/13 - 7/13500 LV40131920--Perry +20
SurveyUSA6/23 - 6/25576 LV35202119--Perry +14
SurveyUSA5/19 - 5/21605 LV41181620--Perry +21
Rasmussen5/16 - 5/16500 LV38142019--Perry +18
SurveyUSA4/23 - 4/25579 LV39151625--Perry +14
Rasmussen4/4 - 4/4500 LV40171519--Perry +21
Blum & Weprin2/9 - 2/151482 RV36191016--Perry +17