The annual Texas Lyceum poll finds that the campaign for President between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is close. Additionally, while immigration remains a top issue for Texans, the vast majority reject Trump's idea for a border wall. Check out the full poll for more figures about politics and policy here in Texas.
Day 2 of the PPP poll runs hypothetical match-ups on the 2018 Texas Senate race, and finds that 63% of Texans - including 55% of Republicans - support President Obama filling the SCOTUS vacancy.
This poll gauges Texans' opinions on current political issues including potential 2016 presidential candidates, abortion restrictions, and immigration.
Survey of Texas drop-off voters
2014 Pre-election likely voter attitudes
Survey of registered voters pre-midterm election
The Texas Lyceum found that among registered voters, Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis has closed the gap to six points against her opponent, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott. The Lyceum also ran a regression analysis to project a margin for likely voters, which suggested a 9-point difference between Davis and Abbott. The poll looks at these and other election-based races in the 2014 statewide elections.
Lake Research Partners interviewed 1,000 Latino voters from Bexar County, Nueces County, Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Webb County, and rural counties in between, including 700 likely 2014 general election voters, and 300 low-propensity voters. 51% of the surveys were conducted in Spanish. Data indicate that Latinos in South Texas and along the border believe what is happening on the border today is a humanitarian crisis more so than an immigration crisis, and they want child migrants treated with respect.
An Austin American-Statesman poll finds that Texas Republicans support Ted Cruz for President, and 74% believe President Obama should be able to name the next Supreme Court justice.
The latest poll from UT/TT measures Texans' opinions on the 2016 presidential field and impressions for Texas' major elected officials, as well as public policy opinions on issues such as transgenders' access to bathrooms, the economy, immigration, and trust and participation in government.