Abbott looks to be in good shape heading into 2022 and state elections.
A recent poll shows incumbent Governor Greg Abbott to be in the lead among declared and undeclared candidates in the race.
The UT and Texas Tribune poll of 1,200 registered voters found that 46% say they would vote for Abbott if the election were held today.
Former Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke is in second place at 37%. O'Rourke hasn't yet said whether he plans to run.
Neither has Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, who has said he may run for office, though he didn't say which one he had in mind.
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