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2016 Texas Lyceum - Presidential Match-Ups and Texas Legislative Issues

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.

UT/ TT Feb '15 Poll

This poll gauges Texans' opinions on current political issues including potential 2016 presidential candidates, abortion restrictions, and immigration.

Texas Pulse Poll - General Texas Issues

A general issues poll finds that Texas voters still care a lot about immigration and border security, Gov. Abbott remains more popular than President Obama, Donald Trump is leading the GOP presidential primary race, and Texans are kind of split on Blue Bell ice cream.

2015 Texas Lyceum Poll

The 2015 Texas Lyceum Poll examined the current state of a wide range public figures and public policy issues in Texas, including important updates on marijuana policy reform and LGBT equality.

Political Science Class Survey, Spring 2014 - Post-Primary Election

This poll from Texas Tech University gauges Texans' opinions on candidates and current political issues. 53% responded that marriages between same sex couples should be recognized as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriage. 61% said that illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay and apply for U.S. citizenship; 19% said they should be required to leave the U.S.

UT/TT Statewide Poll May 2012

This Texas Tribune and University of Texas Poll for May 2012 polls on a large number of issues including the Affordable Care Act with 45 percent saying the Supreme Court should rule that the individual mandate is unconstitutional.

UT/TT Statewide Poll October 2013

This Texas Tribune and University of Texas Poll for October 2013 polls on a variety of issues including the Affordable Care Act, with Greg Abbott's approval ratings at 36 percent to 24 percent unfavorable, and Wendy Davis polling at 37 percent favorability with 31 percent unfavorable.

TFN - Texans Stand Up for Access to Birth Control

This poll shows that more than two-thirds of Texas voters (68 percent) say that access to family planning and birth control is extremely important (36 percent) or very important (32 percent). Another 16 percent say that this issue is a little important. Just 13 percent say that access to family planning and birth control is not important.

THCA - Medicaid Nursing Homes

This poll of Texas voters conducted by Baselice & Associates for the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) found that 72% of Texas Tea Party voters say seniors’ Medicaid-financed nursing home care should be funded at the level state health care officials say is needed.