Poll Gives Hope to Democrats, But …

A new poll from the Texas Lyceum shows a statistical dead heat in the U.S. Senate race, except that “haven’t thought enough about it” is the response of a plurality of registered voters. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) are tied, 30-30,...

Trump by 9 in Marist Poll

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of Texas voters shows Donald Trump with a 9-point lead over Hillary Clinton. It is the third poll conducted after the FBI director’s letter to Congress regarding Clinton’s emails. All three polls have shown a widening race...

Questionable Emerson Poll Has Trump Up 14

A questionable new poll from Emerson College (pdf) gives Donald Trump a 14-point lead over Hillary Clinton in Texas, which is just about the same margin as Mitt Romney’s over President Obama in 2012. It is the second poll this week to show a double-digit spread....

New Poll First to Show Trump Over 50

The latest KTVT/Dixie Strategies poll shows a double-digit lead for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton for the first time since the August KTVT/DS poll, and it shows Trump over 50% for the first time in any Texas poll. Trump leads Clinton, 52%-39%, with Libertarian...

Campaign News for October 27

PRES: We have a little more detail on the UT/Texas Tribune poll released at midnight on Thursday. The poll shows “likey voters” give Donald Trump a 3-point lead over Hillary Clinton, 45%-42%, with minor party candidates and “someone else” collectively polling at 14%....

UT/TT Poll: Trump 45, Clinton 42

A new UT/Texas Tribune poll shows (pdf) Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton, 45%-42%, among likely voters. Libertarian Gary Johnson polled at 7%, which is far above the historical average for a Libertarian candidate in Texas, and Green Jill Stein polled at 2%....

Crosswind: Trump by 7

A new Crosswind/Austin American-Statesman poll shows Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton, 45%-38%, in Texas. Libertarian Gary Johnson received the support of 7% of respondents. Another 10% were undecided. The poll’s results were consistent with others showing Clinton...

Trump’s Lead Within Margin of Error in YouGov Poll

A CBS News/YouGov 2016 Battleground Tracker poll shows Donald Trump narrowly leading Hillary Clinton, 46%-43%, which is within the margin of error. The minor party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein polled at 5% and 1%. respectively. Just 3% of respondents were...

Voter ID Confusion Evident in New Poll

Almost three quarters of Texas voters are unaware that a government-issued photo identification is not required* to vote in this general election, according to a Univ. of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs poll. About 44% of all voters believe it is required, and...

Polls Continue to Show Narrowing Trump Lead in Texas

Fox News moved Texas from “Solid Republican” to “Lean Republican” today amid another poll indicating a tightening race in the Lone Star State. In addition, a new SurveyMonkey survey conducted for and published by the Washington Post indicates the state is a toss-up....

New Poll Suggests Tightening Presidential Race

A new WFAA-TV/SurveyUSA poll puts Hillary Clinton within four points – and the margin of error – of Donald Trump in Texas. It is the first poll conducted since an audiotape of Trump’s crude comments about women from 2005 surfaced a week ago. Trump leads Clinton,...

Texas Polls Show Distinct ‘Gender Gap’

Earlier this week we said we would take a look at six recent Texas polls to establish a baseline of support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump among women voters. While we were at it, we also looked at their support of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,...