Polling

Evaluating the Legislature, Given National Politics

June 24, 2019

Legislative incumbents will hope to bask in the faint praise they earned in 2019, while worrying that they might well be drowned out in another election year defined by the deafening volume of chaotic national politics.

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).

Evaluating the Legislature, Given National Politics
Texas Public Opinion And The Politics of Border Security
Trends in Partisan Ideology in Texas
June 21, 2019
The public unveiling of another National Guard deployment accompanied by sharp criticism of a national government that includes a Republican President and Senate majority hedges the bets placed on recent legislative achievements. Read more...
June 20, 2019
Legislative incumbents will hope to bask in the faint praise they earned in 2019, while worrying that they might well be drowned out in another election year defined by the deafening volume of chaotic national politics.  Read more...
June 19, 2019
Donald Trump formally kicked off his presidential campaign in Orlando, Florida this week, amplified by a (now classic) Trump injection of immigration politics. We've assembled various aspects of Texas voter attitudes toward him based on data from the just-released June 2019 University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Read more...
June 04, 2019
President Trump’s announced plan to pressure the Mexican government to stop the flow of migrants from Central America by imposing a blanket tariff on goods imported into the U.S. risks economic disruption, and political headaches for GOP incumbents on the ballot in 2020. Read more...