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August 2022 University of Texas/Texas Politics Project Poll

The University of Texas/Texas Politics Project survey of 1200 registered voters was conducted from August 28 to September 6, 2022 and has an overall margin of error of +/- 2.83 percentage points for results presented among the full sample of registered voters. For more information, please reference the methodological appendix in the data archive.

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2022 Attorney General Vote Intention (August 2022) 2022 Election, Attorney General, Ken Paxton, Rochelle Garza
2022 Gubernatorial Vote Intention (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Governor, Greg Abbott
2022 Lieutenant Governor Vote Intention (August 2022) 2022 Election, Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor, Mike Collier
Agree/Disagree: Access to contraception should be legal in Texas (August 2022) Contraception
Agree/Disagree: Interracial marriage should be legal in Texas (August 2022) Race
Agree/Disagree: Same sex marriage should be legal in Texas (August 2022) Gay Marriage
Approval of Texas enacting policies designed to... (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Dedicate more state resources to enforcing the state’s ban on abortion (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Expand legal access to abortion services (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Penalize companies that pay for abortion related travel expenses for employees living in Texas (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Prevent women from accessing abortion in states where abortion is still legal (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Prevent women from receiving medicated abortion pills through the mail (August 2022) Abortion
Approve/Disapprove: The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and leave abortion policy up to the states (August 2022) Abortion
Availability of Abortion (August 2022) Abortion
Based on your recent experience purchasing goods and services, do you think that prices have... (August 2022) Inflation
Basis for the search of former President Donald Trump's home to recover classified materials (August 2022) Donald Trump
Beto O'Rourke Favorability (August 2022) Beto O'Rourke
Coronavirus Seriousness (August 2022) Coronavirus
Dan Patrick Approval (August 2022) Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick Favorability (August 2022) Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick Job Approval Trend Dan Patrick
Dawn Buckingham Favorability (August 2022) Dawn Buckingham
Democratic Party Favorability (August 2022) Democratic Party
Democratic Party Favorability Trend Democratic Party
Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants (August 2022) Border Security, Immigration
Direction of Texas (August 2022) Direction of Texas
Direction of Texas Trend Direction of Texas, Trends
Direction of the Country (August 2022) Direction of the Country
Direction of the Country Trend Direction of the Country, Trends
Donald Trump Favorability (August 2022) Donald Trump
Ending Bilingual Education in Texas (August 2022) Education, Public Education, Race
English-Only Amendment to Texas Constitution (August 2022) Constitution, Race
Expectations for Future Political Violence in the U.S. (August 2022) Democracy, political violence
FBI Favorability (August 2022) FBI
Greg Abbott Approval (August 2022) Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Favorability (August 2022) Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Issue Area Job Approval (August 2022) Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval Trend Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Abortion Access (August 2022) Abortion, Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Climate Change (August 2022) Climate Change, Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Crime and Public Safety (August 2022) Crime, Greg Abbott, Public Safety
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Gun Violence (August 2022) Greg Abbott, Gun Control, Gun Violence
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Health care (August 2022) Greg Abbott, Healthcare
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Immigration and Border Security (August 2022) Border Security, Greg Abbott, Immigration
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Inflation and prices (August 2022) Greg Abbott, Inflation
Greg Abbott Job Approval: Public Education (August 2022) Greg Abbott, Public Education
Greg Abbott Job Approval: The Coronavirus (August 2022) Coronavirus, Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval: The Economy (August 2022) Economy, Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott Job Approval: The Electric Grid in Texas (August 2022) electric grid, Greg Abbott
Have increased prices had an impact on your current household financial situation? (August 2022) Inflation
Have Texas’s elected officials done enough, too much, or too little to prevent mass shootings in Texas? (August 2022) Gun Control, Gun Violence
How important are each of the following to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election
How important is abortion to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Abortion
How important is gun violence to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Gun Violence
How important is health care to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Healthcare
How important is immigration and border security to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Border Security, Immigration
How important is property taxes to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Property Tax
How important is public education to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Public Education
How important is public safety to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Public Safety
How important is the environment/climate change to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Climate Change
How important is the state economy to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Texas Economy
How important is the state’s electric grid to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, electric grid
How important is voting and elections to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Voting Rights
How much did each of the following contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Uvalde shooting
How much did flaws in school safety practices contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Uvalde shooting
How much did the delay by police in confronting the shooter contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Police, Uvalde shooting
How much did the shooter’s family history contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Uvalde shooting
How much did the weapon used by the shooter contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Uvalde shooting
How much did weaknesses in the mental health system contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022) Gun Violence, Uvalde shooting
How much have you heard about the execution of a search warrant on former president Donald Trump’s home to recover classified materials owned by the U.S. government? (August 2022) Donald Trump
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The family has very low income and cannot afford any more children (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The woman became pregnant as a result of incest (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The woman became pregnant as a result of rape (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The woman is married and does not want any more children (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The woman is not married and does not want to marry (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: The woman’s health is seriously endangered (August 2022) Abortion
How much time should a woman have to obtain a legal abortion: There is a strong chance of a serious birth defect (August 2022) Abortion
Jay Kleberg Favorability (August 2022) Jay Kleberg
Joe Biden Approval (August 2022) Joe Biden
Joe Biden Favorability (August 2022) Joe Biden
Joe Biden Issue Area Job Approval (August 2022) Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval Trend Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Abortion Access (August 2022) Abortion, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Climate Change (August 2022) Climate Change, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Crime and Public Safety (August 2022) Crime, Joe Biden, Public Safety
Joe Biden Job Approval: Foreign Policy (August 2022) Foreign Policy, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Gun violence (August 2022) Gun Violence, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Health care (August 2022) Healthcare, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Immigration and Border Security (August 2022) Border Security, Immigration, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: Inflation and Prices (August 2022) Inflation, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: The Coronavirus (August 2022) Coronavirus, Joe Biden
Joe Biden Job Approval: The Economy (August 2022) Economy, Joe Biden
John Cornyn Approval (August 2022) John Cornyn
John Cornyn Job Approval Trend John Cornyn
K-12 Public Education Quality (August 2022) Public Education
Ken Paxton Approval (August 2022) Ken Paxton
Ken Paxton Favorability (August 2022) Ken Paxton
Mike Collier Favorability (August 2022) Mike Collier
Most Important Issue Facing Texas (August 2022) Most Important Problem - State
Most Important Issue Facing the Country (August 2022) Most Important Problem - Country
Most Important Issue in K-12 Public Education in Texas (August 2022) Public Education
Most Trusted Branch (August 2022) Executive Branch, U.S. Congress, U.S. Supreme Court
National Economic Conditions (August 2022) Economy, Macroeconomics
National Economic Conditions Trend Economy, Macroeconomics, Trends
Opinion on Increasing Ethnic Diversity in Texas (August 2022) Race
Partisan Ideological Identification Democratic Party, Ideology, Republican Party
Personal Economic Conditions (August 2022) Microeconomics
Personal Economic Conditions Trend Microeconomics, Texas Economy, Trends
Police Favorability (August 2022) Police
Rating of Democratic Elected Officials' Liberalism (August 2022) Democratic Party, Ideology
Rating of Republican Elected Officials' Conservatism (August 2022) Ideology, Republican Party
Regardless of whom you supported, do you think Joe Biden legitimately won the 2020 presidential election? (August 2022) 2022 Election, Joe Biden
Republican Party Favorability (August 2022) Republican Party
Republican Party Favorability Trend Republican Party
Rochelle Garza Favorability (August 2022) Rochelle Garza
Share in Support of a Complete Ban on Abortion by Circumstance (August 2022) Abortion
Share in Support of Legal Access to Abortion by Circumstance (August 2022) Abortion
Should Abortion Laws be More or Less Strict? (August 2022) Abortion
Should Donald Trump run for president in 2024? (August 2022) 2024 election, Donald Trump
Should Gun Laws be More or Less Strict? (August 2022) Gun Control, Gun Violence
Should Joe Biden run for president in 2024? (August 2022) 2024 election, Joe Biden
Sid Miller Favorability (August 2022) Sid Miller
Support/Oppose: Texas paying to bus foreign migrants awaiting their asylum hearings to other parts of the country (August 2022) Border Security, Immigration
Susan Hays Favorability (August 2022) Susan Hays
Ted Cruz Approval (August 2022) Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz Job Approval Trend Ted Cruz
Texas Economic Conditions (August 2022) Texas Economy
Texas Legislature Trial Ballot (August 2022) 2022 Election, Texas Legislature
Texas Spending on Border Security (August 2022) Border Security, Immigration
U.S. Congress Approval (August 2022) U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress Trial Ballot (August 2022) 2022 Election, U.S. Congress
Vote Enthusiasm (August 2022) 2022 Election
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on abortion (August 2022) 2022 Election, Abortion, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on gun violence (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Gun Violence
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on health care (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Healthcare
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on immigration and border security (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Border Security, Greg Abbott, Immigration
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on property taxes (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Property Tax
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on public education (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Public Education
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on public safety (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Public Safety
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on the environment/climate change (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Climate Change, Greg Abbott
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on the state economy (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Texas Economy
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on the state’s electric grid (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, electric grid, Greg Abbott
Which candidate for governor do you trust to do a better job on voting and elections (August 2022) 2022 Election, Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott, Voting Rights
Which of the following issues is most important to your vote in the 2022 Election? (August 2022) 2022 Election
Who of the following is the current speaker of the Texas House of Representatives? (August 2022) Dade Phelan, Texas House, Texas Legislature