Exit exit Texas
Voters in Texas are relatively divided about what they think is the most important problem faced by the country, according to exit polls. More than one third of voters believe that healthcare is the most important problem, and among them, more than two-thirds voted in favor of Republican Beto O'Rourke.
Of the third voter who believe the migratory problem is the most important problem, about three quarters support Republican Senator Ted Cruz. Almost a quarter of the voters, the economy is the country's biggest problem, and among them the majority voted in favor of Mr Cruz.
Voters who believed the nation's economy was in good shape supported Cruz, while those who felt the economy was poor supported O'Rourke. When asked if tax laws voted last year influenced their personal finances, the majority affected strongly supported Cruz and the majority of citizens negatively affected O'Rourke.
Twenty-two percent of the voters in Texas voted in an interim period for the first time. These voters tilted to O'Rourke by 7 points, while return voters favored Mr. Cruz by 6 points.
Young voters overwhelmingly support O'Rourke, 71-29 per cent. Elected voters 30-44 stood up to him, 51-47. Voters over 45 years of age favored Cruz, 58-41.
College graduates evenly distribute their votes between the two Senate candidates, while those who did not vote for Cruz, 53-46 per cent.
White evangelists favored Crouz with 83 per cent of their votes, while those in that group were not supporting O'Rourke with a margin of nearly 2 to 1.
– David Jones