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Matthew McConaughey Poll Found High Level Of Support For Actor

Matthew McConaughey Poll Found High Level Of Support For Actor

Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey High Found Level … Actor Of Support For Poll

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:00 -0700

(Austin, TX) — More Texans support electing an actor for governor than re-electing the current one

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A new poll from The Dallas Morning News and the University 

Matthew McConaughey

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:00 -0700

Forty-five percent of the state's voters said they would vote for the actor if he challenged Gov

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Greg Abbott next year, the poll found

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AdvertisementA new poll may put some wind in the actor Matthew McConaughey’s sails as he considers whether to run for governor of Texas.Forty-five percent of the state’s voters said that they would vote for Mr.

McConaughey if he were to challenge Gov.

Greg Abbott next year, according to the poll, conducted by The Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas, Tyler.An additional 33 percent of voters said they would support the incumbent, while 22 percent said that at this early stage, they would prefer to choose someone else.But such highly theoretical questions can sometimes produce wonky results, especially this far in advance of any actual campaigning.

That’s doubly true when the hypothetical involves a figure with name recognition as high as Mr.

McConaughey’s, particularly in his home state.The actor has repeatedly flirted with running for governor, though he has not said whether he would run as a Republican or a Democrat.

Last month he said he was seriously considering a bid.“I’m looking into now again, what is my leadership role?” he said on a podcast.

“Because I do think I have some things to teach and share, and what is my role? What’s my category in my next chapter of life that I’m going into?”His fortunes in the new poll were particularly good among independents, 44 percent of whom said they’d support him and only 18 percent of whom said they would back the governor, a Republican.Yet Mr.

Abbott’s job approval rating was healthy, with 50 percent of voters giving him positive marks and 36 percent negative.

Fifty-four percent said he had responded well to the state’s power failure crisis, driven by strong support from Republicans; independents tilted away from him here, with 50 percent saying he had handled it badly and 43 percent saying he responded well, the poll found.The survey was conducted from April 6-13 among 1,126 registered Texas voters, using a mixed-mode approach that included live phone interviews as well as online polling through the Dynata database.Advertisement.

– April 19, 2021