Controlling the Spread of the Virus Vs. Helping the Economy (February 2021)

Controlling the Spread of the Virus Vs. Helping the Economy (February 2021)

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
categoryTotal
Help the economy43%
Control the virus47%
Don't know/No opinion10%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Help the economy11%36%72%
Control the virus82%43%19%
Don't know/No opinion6%21%9%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Help the economy9%16%11%
Control the virus84%77%83%
Don't know/No opinion7%7%6%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Help the economy76%59%76%
Control the virus15%30%16%
Don't know/No opinion9%11%8%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Help the economy13%24%75%
Control the virus79%60%18%
Don't know/No opinion8%16%7%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Help the economy16%13%10%
Control the virus78%78%82%
Don't know/No opinion6%10%8%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Help the economy63%75%81%
Control the virus32%20%11%
Don't know/No opinion5%5%9%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Help the economy51%24%33%
Control the virus42%64%50%
Don't know/No opinion7%12%17%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryMaleFemale
Help the economy50%37%
Control the virus42%52%
Don't know/No opinion9%11%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Help the economy35%44%53%
Control the virus57%46%32%
Don't know/No opinion8%9%15%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Help the economy35%40%44%52%
Control the virus47%51%48%42%
Don't know/No opinion18%10%8%6%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Help the economy28%44%43%44%44%38%
Control the virus55%43%43%49%50%57%
Don't know/No opinion18%13%14%7%6%4%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Help the economy53%42%36%29%
Control the virus37%50%58%58%
Don't know/No opinion10%9%6%13%

  • Table |
  • Share
  • |
    More
Loading chart...
CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Help the economy57%46%24%36%
Control the virus31%45%71%44%
Don't know/No opinion13%8%5%20%

Latest Poll News

June 2023 University of Texas/Texas Politics Project Poll

The June 2023 University of Texas / Texas Politics Project poll included extensive questioning about the performance of state leaders during the 2023 Legislative session.

State on the Wrong Track

For only the second time in UT polling, but the second time in less than a year, a majority of Texas voters say that the state is on the wrong track.

Inflation on Texans' minds

More than half of Texans think the state is on the wrong track, while border security and immigration continue to loom large, especially among Texas Republicans.

June 2021 University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll

The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll has been released in full. Check out the latest poll page to explore results related to the 87th legislative session, the coronavirus pandemic, assessments of state leaders, and more.

March 2021 Texas Politics Project/UT Energy Institute Poll

The Texas Politics Project just released the results of a March poll developed in conjunction with a team of researchers at the UT Energy Institute that asked dozens of questions about Texans’ experience during the winter storm, their attitudes toward causes and consequences of the storm, their views of, and expectations about, possible policy responses, and their views of how a wide range of actors from their neighbors and utility providers to state political leaders, regulatory bodies, and corporate actors.