Poll: Trump's lead narrows to 3 in Texas
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Trump has 41 percent support in the state, with Clinton at 38 percent. Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonBiden leads newspaper endorsements — just like Clinton New Hampshire Union Leader endorses Biden Poll: Biden notches 7-point lead ahead of Trump in New Hampshire MORE and Green Party nominee Jill Stein trail with four and one percent, respectively.

Republicans have won Texas in the last nine preisdential races — and won by at least 11 points in the last four in a row.

The last Democrat to come close was former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonThe Hill's Campaign Report: Trump, Biden face off for last time on the debate stage Trump expected to bring Hunter Biden's former business partner to debate Davis: On eve of tonight's debate — we've seen this moment in history before MORE in his 1996 reelection race, when he lost the state by about five points to Bob Dole.

The University of Houston poll indicates that this year Texas voters are equally unsatisfied with both candidates. Forty-eight percent said they would rate their attitude towards Trump as very unfavorable and 47 percent said the same about Clinton.

Forty-one percent rated Clinton as very or somewhat favorable, while that figure for Trump is 40 percent.

Most of the state’s voters believe that Clinton has the upper hand. Fifty-three percent say they think she will be the next president, while just 23 percent think it will be Trump.

The poll surveyed 1,000 registered voters from Oct. 7-15. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.