Polling

UT/TT Primary Polling Sampling

February 19, 2018

In the February 2018 poll released today, we rely on past vote history to determine whether or not we should consider someone to be a likely voter, and in particular, past primary voting history.

Suburban swingers shaking Texas marriage to the GOP?

November 17, 2017

Fantasies of widespread voter abandonment of Republicans for Democrats in the Texas suburbs remain far-fetched, but data from the last three University of Texas/Texas Tribune polls does show that suburban attitudes towards President Trump in...

Transforming the Problem into the Solution

November 10, 2017

As the grim particulars of the Sutherland Springs shooting have become known in the days since the incident, the fact that a bystander armed with a rifle of his own shot the perpetrator and gave chase crucially transforms the terrain of the...

UT/TT Primary Polling Sampling
Suburban swingers shaking Texas marriage to the GOP?
Transforming the Problem into the Solution
February 21, 2018
Amidst the discussion of how much the Texas midterm elections will be nationalized — in effect, a referendum on Donald Trump — the new University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll provides an opportunity to look closely at Trump’s place in the attitudinal landscape of Texans. Read more...
February 19, 2018
In the February 2018 poll released today, we rely on past vote history to determine whether or not we should consider someone to be a likely voter, and in particular, past primary voting history. Read more...
February 13, 2018
With primary elections in Texas just days away, public opinion polling is inevitably seeping into the discussion of an unusually active political season.  Purveyors of public polls like the UT/Texas Tribune Poll are once again faced with the unenviable task of providing context and (unfortunately) implied predictions about what’s going to happen in nominating contests for the state’s top offices. Read more...
February 08, 2018
The week started with very bad news for Lupe Valdez, while state campaign finance reports revealed how the Governor and Lt. Governor are spending their campaign largesse in the absence of any real primary challengers. Read more...