Women preferred Abbott over Davis 49 percent to 41 percent.
Further, women gave Abbott a slightly higher favorability rating (35 percent) than Davis (32 percent).
But Davis had a much higher unfavorability rating (46 percent) than Abbott (27 percent), according to the women surveyed.
It turns out that perhaps advocating for abortion isn't a winning issue in Texas. It also appears that Democrats' attempts to claim to the GOP is waging a "war on women" are not working, at least in the Lone Star State.
Abbott continues to hold a double-digit lead over Davis (51 percent to 37 percent) with seven months left until the election.
The April 10-13 poll of 559 registered voters had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.1 percentage points.