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Polling Center

A Progress Texas Institute Project

Welcome to the Texas Polling Center, a searchable database of policy polls. We curate this database from publicly available polls specific to Texas and dating back to 2010.

  • Texas Voters Say Yes To The Guard, No To The Wall
    04/12/18 to 04/17/18
    Texas voters support 60 - 37 percent using the National Guard to patrol the border with Mexico, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today. Hispanic voters are divided 51 - 48 percent on deploying the Guard, as white voters support it 68 - 28 percent and black voters oppose it 59 - 38 percent.
  • O'Rourke, Cruz Too Close To Call In Texas Senate Race
    04/12/18 to 04/17/18
    The closely watched U.S. Senate race in Texas is too close to call, with 47 percent for Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz and 44 percent for U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, his Democratic challenger, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll.
  • Texas Senate Race Within Single Digits
    Public Policy Polling (PPP)
    01/17/18 to 01/18/18
    A new poll commissioned by End Citizens United shows a single digit contest in the U.S. Senate race in Texas with Representative Beto O’Rourke trailing Senator Ted Cruz by only eight points.
  • 2017 Texas Lyceum Poll
    Texas Lyceum
    04/03/17 to 04/09/17
    The Annual Texas Lyceum Poll measures opinions on the topics of immigration and border security and assesses Texans’ attitudes towards the national economy, the state economy, and the current economic situation of Texas adults and the attitudes towards elected officials.
  • UT/TT Poll: February 2018
    University of Texas & Texas Tribune (UT/TT)
    02/01/18 to 02/12/18
    The latest poll from UT/TT measures Texans' choices of the 2018 elections, approval ratings of elected officials, as well as public policy opinions on issues such as immigration, discrimination, and Hurrican Harvey relief.
  • CBS 11: Texas Primary
    Dixie Strategies
    02/22/18 to 02/23/18
    A new CBS 11 / Dixie Strategies poll shows Democrats have not coalesced around any single candidate when it comes to their choice for Texas Governor in the primary election and 54% are still undecided just days prior to Election Day.
  • State Partisanship Shifts Toward Democratic Party in 2017
    01/01/17 to 12/31/17
    For the first time in three years, more states can be considered Democratic than Republican, based on residents' 2017 self-reported party preferences. Texas has moved from a Republican state to a competitive state.
    Categories: Donald Trump, Partisanship
  • Washington Post Poll: Clinton Closes Ground, Only Down Two to Trump
    10/08/16 to 10/16/16
    A survey of 1,332 Texans finds that Clinton is only down by two points to Donald Trump with only three weeks ago.
  • University of Houston Poll: Trump 41%, Clinton 38%
    Consumer Research International
    10/07/16 to 10/15/16
    Yet another poll shows a close race in Texas - suggesting Clinton has closed Trump's lead in the final weeks of the presidential campaign.
  • WFAA Poll: Trump 47, Clinton 43
    Survey Research Center
    10/10/16 to 10/12/16
    With less than a month until Election Day, a new Texas poll finds Hillary Clinton within the margin of error of Donald Trump in the Lone Star State.
  • 2016 Texas Lyceum - Presidential Match-Ups and Texas Legislative Issues
    Texas Lyceum
    08/09/16 to 09/01/16
    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.
  • Washington Post Poll Finds Clinton Up on Trump in Texas
    08/09/16 to 09/01/16
    The Washington Post poll found that Clinton was up on Trump in Texas, 46%-45%. When expanded to a 4-way choice, Clinton and Trump were tied at 40%, with Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson, earning 11%, and Green Party candidate, Jill Stein, earning 3%. The poll was among 5,147 registered voters, through an online survey. Unfortunately, there is no PDF of this poll to view. If you want to review the poll, please click on the following link: