Keyword: 2010 Election

Rick Perry's Resonance With GOP Primary Voters

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

Whether he crosses the 50% threshold or is forced into a run-off when the polls close next Tuesday, the results of the last UT/Texas Tribune Poll suggest that Rick Perry's synchronous orbit over a big chunk of the Republican primary electorate has helped him prove many observers — not to mention KBH boosters and donors — very wrong.

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The February 2010 Results

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Daron Shaw

The University of Texas / Texas Tribune poll, conducted from February 1-7, shows Gov. Rick Perry holding a 24-point lead over U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in the Republican gubernatorial primary contest, with Debra Medina posing a surprisingly strong challenge to Hutchison for second place.

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Keywords: 2010 Election

GOP Candidates Debate, but on Which Issues?

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

Are the Republican candidates for governor in line with voters on issues? We'll find out tonight.

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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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Kay Bailey Hutchison Doing Poorly in Lubbock Poll

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

Not many local polls have been made public, but this one confirms the rumor mill: One, Rick Perry’s lead in conservative areas of the state is a few points above what the UT/Trib poll found statewide. And, two, the impression that, as of now, the Kay Bailey Hutchison campaign is floundering if it's really trying to peel conservative voters away from Perry in significant numbers.

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The First University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Daron Shaw

The results of the first UT/Texas Tribune poll, which was in the field from October 20-27 and sampled 800 Texans who identified themselves as registered voters, shows Texas slowly turning their attention to the 2010 elections. Perhaps more to the point, they have become extremely skeptical about the direction of the federal government. Today we’ll focus on the election match ups and what they tell us about the state of play a little less than six months out from the March primaries.

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