Presidential polls in Texas showed a tight race, but Trump won by 6 points. What happened?

AUSTIN, Texas — In the weeks before Election Day, most polls in Texas showed a close contest between the two candidates atop the ballot: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.Some polls showed them running neck and neck, a handful showed Biden with a slight lead, and others showed Trump taking the state, but just by a few points.When ballots were counted in Texas this week, Trump won by a nearly 6-percentage point margin — smaller than his 9-point victory over Hillary Clinton in Texas in 2016, but a far cry from the nail-biter predicted by most pollsters. Although results …

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