According to all accounts, based on the latest polls, he's likely to lose. Top Trump Adviser Says Ted Cruz Could Lose Texas Senate Race Republicans warn that Ted Cruz could lose - CNN Video Trump adviser: Ted Cruz may lose midterm for not being 'likable' Opinion | Why Ted Cruz could lose Report: Trump official says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz could lose to U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke Top Trump official reportedly said Ted Cruz has a likability problem that could cost him his Senate seat So do you think Teddy will lose? I don't know, this is Texas, but damn it, Beta Rourke is something else. He's about to flip this whole thing upside down! What are the ramifications of a big conservative name brand like Ted Cruz losing...in Texas?