Is The Race Between Ted Cruz And Beto O’Rourke Really This Close?

Republicans are fundraising on a scant two-point difference between Cruz and O’Rourke. How does that claim rate on the Texas Truth-O-Meter?

By Alexandra HartJuly 25, 2018 8:58 am| ,

The Republican Party of Texas said a recent poll showed Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke within only two percentage points of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

Is that a fact?

Helping us get to the bottom of this claim is Gardner Selby of the Austin American-Statesman, headquarters for the fact-checking PolitiFact Texas project.

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