Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13401
 
TX GOP Primary is No Longer Competitive; McCain Gaining In Huckabee's Key Demo's: John McCain defeats Mike Huckabee in a Republican Primary in Texas today, 56% to 32%, according to a SurveyUSA tracking poll conducted exclusively for KTRK-TV Houston, KTVT-TV Dallas and KRLD-AM radio. Compared to a SurveyUSA poll one week ago, McCain is up 6 points, from 50% to 56%, Huckabee is down 5 points, from 37% to 32%. McCain had led by 13, now by 24. Huckabee's support is eroding among his key constituencies: Among Pro-Life voters, among those who attend religious services regularly, and among Conservatives, he is losing ground to McCain. 2,000 state of TX adults were interviewed 02/23/08 through 02/25/08. Of them, 1,780 were registered to vote. Of them, 484 were identified by SurveyUSA as having already voted, or as being likely to vote on or before the 03/04/08 Republican Primary. 19% of respondents have already voted. Among those who have already voted, McCain leads by 29 points.
 
If the Republican Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Mike Huckabee? John McCain? Ron Paul? Or some other Republican?
484 Likely & Actual VotersAllAlready Voted?GenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%Already Likely VMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigratNorth TeEast TexCentral South TeWest Tex
Huckabee32%26%33%30%35%32%43%26%24%39%25%39%22%29%33%**32%**32%**27%36%22%**38%24%16%40%16%24%35%33%**26%29%25%****38%32%35%34%32%22%
McCain56%55%56%57%53%65%45%57%60%53%58%54%60%55%57%**51%**58%**50%53%66%**51%64%66%50%72%54%57%57%**57%51%67%****51%56%54%52%51%67%
Paul7%8%7%7%7%1%6%10%10%4%10%3%12%9%6%**9%**5%**19%6%7%**6%5%12%5%8%16%5%5%**14%18%4%****5%4%7%9%7%11%
Other4%8%3%6%1%2%5%4%4%4%4%3%3%4%3%**4%**4%**1%4%2%**3%4%5%3%3%3%2%3%**0%2%4%****5%6%3%4%2%0%
Undecided2%3%2%1%3%0%1%3%3%0%3%0%3%3%2%**4%**1%**2%1%3%**2%3%0%1%1%3%1%2%**3%1%1%****1%2%1%1%8%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely & Actual Voters100%19%81%55%45%20%30%27%23%51%49%43%15%42%84%1%13%2%83%3%13%70%17%4%63%21%16%65%31%18%81%27%1%8%11%20%3%4%24%33%35%15%6%11%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.