According to the latest polling numbers released by Rasmussen late Monday evening, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) is in good shape for re-election.
"Rasmussen Markets data shows that Cornyn is currently given a 70% chance of keeping his job in November. This figure is updated on a a 24/7 basis by market participants."
"The U.S. Senate race in Texas remains steady this month. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state finds GOP Senator John Cornyn leading Democratic state legislator Rick Noriega 48% to 37%. When "leaners" are included, the race is Cornyn 52%, Noriega 38%."
Today also, a statement from the Cornyn campaign was released concerning the agreement of upcoming debates. Senator Cornyn has agreed to debate Noriega in two debates in October. One debate will be held in Dallas, one in Houston. The debates will be televised statewide.
Public television stations KUHT in Houston will put on the October 9 debate and KERA in Dallas will put on the October 16 debate. Both stations are working on providing a statewide feed for other stations to air the programs.