Keyword: Lieutenant Governor

Can Lt. Gov. Candidates Go Too Far on Abortion?

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Joshua Blank, PhD

The Republican lieutenant governor candidates' views on abortion after rape, displayed prominently in Monday night’s debate, may have edged farther right than the Texas GOP’s comfort zone.

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GOP Candidates, Voters and Creationism

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

If you want to know why Republican candidates for lieutenant governor favor teaching creationism in schools, just look at conservative voters' views on the subject.

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GOP Candidates Bet on Border Security

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Joshua Blank, PhD

Republican candidates in Texas have figured out how to talk about immigration without stepping on political land mines: They talk about border security instead.

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Deflecting Immigration Questions

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Joshua Blank, PhD

Uncomfortable questions about in-state tuition might prompt candidates like Greg Abbott to reach into Rick Perry's bag of tricks for an issue that addresses immigration issues without inflaming the wrong voters.

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Ronnie Earle Runs for Lieutenant Governor

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

The only thing definitively in the weeds here is the reliability of this poll.

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