Poll: Turner leads Buzbee by more than 20 points in runoff

If the mayoral runoff election were held today, 55.6% of voters surveyed said they would support incumbent Sylvester Turner, while 34.2% would support challenger Tony Buzbee, according to a new poll from Houston Public Media and KHOU 11.

Among respondents who supported Bill King in the general election, 52.6% said they plan to vote for Buzbee. Sue Lovell supporters were evenly split between Turner and Buzbee, and 100% of Dwight Boykins supporters who participated in the survey said they plan to vote for Buzbee. 

In the Nov. 5 general election, Turner received 46.8% of the vote, followed by Buzbee with 28.4%. A total of 12 candidates ran for mayor. 

Overall, 16.6% of registered voters in Harris County cast ballots in the November election, down from 20.5% voter turnout in 2015.

Harris County will have 385 polling locations open on Election Day, December 14. Because of the new countywide polling system, voters can cast their ballot at any location. You can look up polling locations, here.

Read more at: https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/politics/2019/12/11/353712/turner-leads-buzbee-by-more-than-20-points-in-runoff-race-hpm-khou-11-poll-finds/