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New UT/Texas Tribune Poll Finds Cruz and Walker Neck and Neck

New UT/Texas Tribune Poll Finds Cruz and Walker Neck and Neck

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas holds a narrow lead over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker among potential Republican primary voters in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Abbott Leads Davis by 6 Points in Latest UT/Texas Tribune Poll

AUSTIN, Texas — If the election for Texas governor were held today, Attorney General Greg Abbott would have a six-point lead over state Sen. Wendy Davis, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

GOP Voters Favor Ted Cruz in 2016 Presidential Primary, UT/Texas Tribune Poll Shows

If the 2016 Republican primary election for president were held today, Republican voters in Texas would strongly favor U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz over other GOP hopefuls, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.

Half of Texans Prefer Faith Over Science, According to UT/Texas Tribune Poll

About half of Texas voters believe faith is a better guide than scientific evidence on most important questions, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll. According to the poll, which surveyed Texans on a wide range of attitudes related to science and public policy, a similar proportion of voters said that “instinct and gut reactions” are just as good as the advice of scientists in most cases.

Cruz, Romney Hold Strong Leads in Latest UT/Texas Tribune Poll

In the 2012 general election for U.S. senator from Texas, Republican Ted Cruz leads Democrat Paul Sadler by 15 percentage points, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll. Fifty-four percent of likely voters in the poll said they preferred Cruz, with 39 percent naming Sadler. Forty-nine percent of likely voters have a…   » Continue Reading

UT Hosts, Co-Sponsors Second Annual Texas Tribune Festival

Just as the November elections are heating up, The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism organization based in Austin, is bringing its second annual Texas Tribune Festival to The University of Texas at Austin.

Texas Voters’ Top Concerns Remain Economy, Border Security, Immigration, Poll Says

Texas voters believe the most pressing issues facing the country are economic, while the most important problems facing Texas are border security and immigration, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released this week.

Texans Support Budget Cuts, But Not Cuts in Social Services, Public Education, Poll Says

As the state legislative session nears its end, a majority of Texas voters continue to support cutting the state budget, but do not back specific cuts to education and social programs that have taken center stage at the Capitol, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll. The statewide poll of 800 registered…   » Continue Reading

The LBJ School Welcomes New Faces to the Classroom for Spring 2010

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is welcoming new visiting and adjunct professors to the classroom for the spring semester. Several members of the LBJ School community are teaching courses* at the School for the first time.

Texas Tribune, University of Texas at Austin to Partner on Polls

The Texas Tribune, a new non-profit, nonpartisan public media organization based in Austin, will sponsor five public opinion polls that will be conducted over the next sixteen months by The University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Politics Project. The collaboration between the Tribune and the university will build on the political polling that the Texas Politics Project has conducted since 2008. The polls will focus on upcoming primary and general elections as well as Texans’ views on key state and national issues.