Polling

Trump, Cornyn lead Biden, Hegar on eve of Early Voting

October 09, 2020

Donald Trump and Senator John Cornyn hold 5 and 8-point leads, respectively, over their opponents, Joe Biden and M.J. Hegar, among likely voters in Texas according to the October 2020 UT/Texas Tribune Poll.

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...

Trump, Cornyn lead Biden, Hegar on eve of Early Voting
The coronavirus hits Texans of color harder
Texans' Views of Governor Abbott as Texas Contemplates "Opening Up"
October 20, 2020
In this week's Second Reading Podcast, Jim Henson and Joshua Blank talk about Texans' doubts about the election process, including their lack of trust in the outcome of the presidential election. Read more...
October 16, 2020
The last three Texas public opinion polls the Texas Politics Project team worked on contained extensive questioning to understand Texans’ attitudes toward policies addressing the pandemic, their perceptions of its effects and seriousness, and their behaviors in response to policies and perceived threats related to COVID-19. Read more...
October 13, 2020
Even in Texas, where no one can be too surprised anymore by the politicization of the rules governing voting and elections, the road to the commencement of early voting for the 2020 general election in Texas has been a particularly rocky one. Read more...
October 09, 2020
While the cable shows seize on the latest poll, with an emphasis on those that make the best news, it is of course best to look at as much data as possible, taking into account sampling strategy, timing, and trend. We'll keep this page updated as more data become available. Read more...