Polling

Texas Public Opinion And The Politics of Border Security

December 17, 2018

The resurgence of the politics of border security remind us that the nativist sentiment among the Republican base is never far from the surface.

Trends in Partisan Ideology in Texas

August 31, 2018

We pulled together polling data from over 30 University of Texas / Texas Tribune polls to see if and how ideological identification in Texas has changed since 2008 (the inaugural year of our data).

Have Crimes been Uncovered?

August 14, 2018

Among Texas voters, there is a now well established pattern in which views of even some of the basic facts of the Mueller investigation — like whether it has uncovered any crimes (it has) — appear heavily influenced by partisanship.

Texas Public Opinion And The Politics of Border Security
Trends in Partisan Ideology in Texas
Have Crimes been Uncovered?
December 11, 2018
If politics in the state capital seem to have taken an oddly agreeable turn in the interim between the November elections and the commencement of the 86th Texas Legislative Session in January 2019, the resurgence of the politics of border security remind us that the nativist sentiment among the Republican base is never far from the surface. Read more...
November 16, 2018
The most likely path for the most successful statewide Texas Democrat of the 21st century to win his next election is to rejoin the fray as soon as possible by running for the other U.S. Senate seat in 2020. Read more...
October 30, 2018
The trial ballot in the contest between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke, which found the incumbent senator leading the El Paso congressman 51 to 46 percent, provided the marquee result from the October University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Read more...
October 19, 2018
A week before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has thrown kerosene on the immigration and border security fires already demonstrably raging within the Republican Pary by loudly promoting two measures aimed squarely at GOP voters focused on immigration and border security.  Read more...