Polling

Texans on Taxes

April 14, 2015

Despite efforts to lower taxes in both chambers of the Legislature, Texans didn't express overwhelming dissatisfaction with the state's taxes in the February 2015 University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

In Open Carry Debate, Texans Prefer Licensed Carry

February 24, 2015

In the February 2015 University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, a majority of Democrats and Republicans prefer some form of licensed carry (open or closed) over a 'constitutional carry' option.

Cruz, Walker Lead 2016 GOP Primary Field

February 23, 2015

In the newest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Scott Walker lead the pack in a potential 2016 GOP Texas Presidential Primary.

Texans on Taxes
In Open Carry Debate, Texans Prefer Licensed Carry
Cruz, Walker Lead 2016 GOP Primary Field
April 17, 2015
With open carry legislation still working its way through the legislative process, here’s another brief look at data on gun attitudes and a consideration of the logic applied to data (or the lack thereof) on gun ownership in the current debate. Read more...
April 14, 2015
How Texas lawmakers will cut taxes has emerged as the defining fight of this year's legislative session, highlighting the tension between the state's political culture and its rapid economic growth. Read more...
April 06, 2015
If the Cruz campaign is looking to strengthen his support among evangelicals, there is a constituency for him to court in Texas. Read more...
April 06, 2015
Rhetoric of local control is less a manifestation of a political philosophy that seeks to define the proper locus of governmental power, and more a tool used to support or oppose governmental actions depending on who’s acting and whether or not you agree with their actions. Read more...