Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips Five House members meet with Taiwanese president despite Chinese objections Sunday shows preview: New COVID-19 variant emerges; supply chain issues and inflation persist MORE (D) leads President TrumpDonald TrumpStowaway found in landing gear of plane after flight from Guatemala to Miami Kushner looking to Middle East for investors in new firm: report GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE by a single percentage point in a new poll of likely Texas voters conducted by the left-leaning firm Data For Progress published Sunday evening.
The poll showed Biden with the support of 49 percent of likely voters, while the president trailed close behind at 48 percent. Two third-party candidates, Libertarian Jo Jorgensen and the Green Party's Howie Hawkins, were tied with the support of 1 percent of likely voters.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar, an Air Force veteran, underperformed Biden in the poll and trails her opponent Sen. John CornynJohn CornynMental health: The power of connecting requires the power of investing Senators call for Smithsonian Latino, women's museums to be built on National Mall Cornyn says he 'would be surprised' if GOP tries to unseat Sinema in 2024 MORE (R) by 3 percentage points, 50 percent to 47 percent.
The poll, while from a Democratic-aligned firm, presents the most recent evidence that the Lone Star State remains in play for the Biden campaign ahead of Election Day on Tuesday. FiveThirtyEight, an analysis site which grades polling firms on their success rate, classifies Data For Progress as a firm with a B- rating.
Data For Progress's poll was conducted between Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, among 926 likely voters in the state of Texas. The poll's margin of error is 3.2 percentage points.