Polling

New UT/Texas Politics Project poll finds Trump leading Biden amidst dour views of the economy

July 02, 2020

As the United States grapples with a worsening pandemic, a sputtering economy, a reckoning with persistent racial inequities, and signs of rampant institutional dysfunction, Texans show signs of becoming increasingly dour in their assessments of...

The coronavirus hits Texans of color harder

May 19, 2020

The coronavirus disproportionately affects people of color. And judging by what voters said in the last University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, it's evident that Texans of color express greater concern about it.

Texans' Views of Governor Abbott as Texas Contemplates "Opening Up"

April 27, 2020

With Abbott in the spotlight in the state and the nation Monday, we’ve gathered several results focused on attitudes toward the governor and the policies implemented in Texas by both Abbott and localities  — and presumably subject to change...

New UT/Texas Politics Project poll finds Trump leading Biden amidst dour views of the economy
The coronavirus hits Texans of color harder
Texans' Views of Governor Abbott as Texas Contemplates "Opening Up"
July 28, 2020
For this week's Second Reading Podcast, Jim Henson and Joshua Blank discuss Texans' attitudes towards Confederate monuments on public property and the likelihood of their removal, as well as the politics surrounding recent changes to the November elections. Read more...
July 27, 2020
UT polls conducted in 2017 and 2020 captured a general shift away from support for leaving these Confederate monuments on public property unaltered, and a shift to majority support for moving them in 2020. Yet within this overall pattern of change suggesting more support for moving the monuments, the makings of significant conflict remain in evidence. Read more...
July 22, 2020
Guest author Megan Moeller of UT Austin looks at data from the June UT/Texas Politics Project poll revealing how gendered patterns of risk assessment in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more...
July 10, 2020
The effort to mobilize as many Texans as possible to support necessary public health measures to contain the pandemic will be hurt if Republicans are demonized as not participating in the effort by virtue of their political party. It’s simply not the case. Read more...