College Turnout in Question and Other News for August 4

One of the impacts COVID-19 may have on the general election is a potentially significant drop in turnout among college students. Univ. of Texas Interim President Jay Hartzell estimated roughly 40%-50% of the student body has opted for an online-only fall semester....

Endorsement, Polling and Election Contest News for July 24

HD47 (Lean Democratic): Jennifer Fleck, who lost the Republican runoff to Justin Berry by nearly 1,100 votes, said she would file a lawsuit next week contesting the election results. HD67 (Toss-up): Rep. Jeff Leach (R-Allen) was endorsed by Allen Mayor Debbie Stout...

DMN/UT-Tyler Poll: Biden 48, Trump 43

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Trump, 48%-43%, among Texas “likely voters,” according to a new Dallas Morning News/UT-Tyler poll (pdf). It is his largest lead for any Texas poll we’ve seen this cycle, and it is the first lead for either...

UT Poll Has Trump Up by 4 and Other News for July 2

A new University of Texas/Texas Politics Project poll finds President Trump leading presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, 48%-44%. “Independents,” comprising 12% of respondents, preferred Trump, 41%-27%, with nearly a third undecided. The poll found a 10-point gap...

Fox News Texas Poll: Biden 45%, Trump 44%

A new Fox News Poll (PDF) finds Joe Biden leading President Trump, 45%-44%, in Texas. Trump led among men, 51%-39%, while Biden had an identical lead among women, 51%-39%. Trump led among Anglo voters, 60%-31%, while Biden led among Black voters, 85%-6%, and...

Another Democratic Poll, Another Statistical Dead Heat

Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, in a survey produced for Progress Texas, once again finds the presidential race in Texas to be within the margin of error. It’s June Texas Survey (PDF) shows President Trump leading presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden,...

New Polls Finds Presidential Dead Heat, Gender Gap

President Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden are within the margin of error in a new Quinnipiac Univ. poll. Trump leads Bide, 44%-43%, with 7% saying they did not know who they would vote for and 3% volunteering they would vote for someone else....