2014 Elections

Monday, October 27, 2014 to Tuesday, October 28, 2014
2014 Pre-election likely voter attitudes
Friday, October 24, 2014 to Saturday, October 25, 2014
Survey of Texas drop-off voters
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 to Sunday, October 19, 2014
The survey follows several studies in recent years that have debunked the myth that the Latino electorate is more socially conservative on abortion than others. One of the main research questions for this survey is whether Latino voters in Texas hold different or similar values and perspectives as Latino registered voters nationwide.
Friday, October 10, 2014 to Sunday, October 19, 2014
Survey of registered voters pre-midterm election
Thursday, September 11, 2014 to Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Texas Lyceum found that among registered voters, Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis has closed the gap to six points against her opponent, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott. The Lyceum also ran a regression analysis to project a margin for likely voters, which suggested a 9-point difference between Davis and Abbott. The poll looks at these and other election-based races in the 2014 statewide elections.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 to Monday, September 15, 2014
Executive Summary of Texans’ Attitudes on Immigration, Abortion, and Health Care
Saturday, July 26, 2014 to Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Voting Rights Act (VRA) has protected voters from discrimination for nearly 50 years. Last year, the Supreme Court in Shelby County v. Holder weakened those protections by striking down a key section of the VRA. Recent polling reveals that voters strongly support the VRA and oppose the changes made to it. The polling also shows that voters favor restoring the VRA.
Friday, May 30, 2014 to Sunday, June 8, 2014
This poll gauges Texans' opinions on current political issues including equal pay, abortion restrictions, and the death penalty.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 to Thursday, May 15, 2014
Ralph Hall had a 51% approval rating for the 4th District Congressional seat, with 46% saying they would vote for Hall over his opponent, Ratcliffe. 64% identified as Republicans. Only 15% said that the federal government should approve firearm transactions before they are completed.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 to Sunday, April 13, 2014
This statewide poll by PPP found that State Senator Wendy Davis is trailing Attorney General Greg Abbott in their race for Governor. The poll also looked at all other statewide races that are expected to be on the 2014 ballot in the general election.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 to Thursday, April 3, 2014
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.
Monday, March 3, 2014 to Thursday, March 13, 2014
This poll shows Ratcliffe up 12 points over the incumbent Ralph Hall for the 4th District's congressional seat.
Friday, March 7, 2014 to Wednesday, March 12, 2014
This statewide poll by the Emerson College Polling Society found that State Senator Wendy Davis has closed the gap in the first post-primary poll in the Texas Governor's race. Conducted from March 7 to March 12, it finds Davis within single digits of her opponent, Greg Abbott.
Friday, February 7, 2014 to Monday, February 17, 2014
This statewide survey collected information on Texans' political engagement and views. It also polled voters on who they were likely to vote for in upcoming elections.
Monday, February 10, 2014 to Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Steve Stockman received a 28% approval rating, with 55% reporting that they were unsure. Cornyn received a 49% approval rating, with only 24% reporting that they were unsure. Those who identified as very conservative were more likely to vote for Cornyn than Stockman.
Friday, November 1, 2013 to Tuesday, November 5, 2013
This poll collected information in November 2014 to see what voter opinions were of John Cornyn in comparison to potential rivals. 62% of GOP voters were recorded as having a higher opinion of Ted Cruz than John Cornyn.
Friday, November 1, 2013 to Monday, November 4, 2013
Public Policy Polling's November poll shows Texas voters' feelings towards candidates for the 2014 elections as well as politicians currently in office.
Friday, November 1, 2013 to Monday, November 4, 2013
From Public Policy Polling, this poll shows Ted Cruz's favorability against other political figures who are considered potential runners for the 2016 presidential election. While Cruz does have support in Texas, 50% of Texans polled thought that Cruz has been bad for the state's reputation.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Thursday, October 31, 2013
Texans were polled to learn what their opinions were on comprehensive immigration reform as a whole as well as the individual provisions. People who identified as living in a rural setting were most likely to support increased border security. Liberals were most likely to support comprehensive immigration reform.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Thursday, October 31, 2013
This poll from UT shows which demographics are supporting gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott.
Friday, October 18, 2013 to Sunday, October 27, 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.
Friday, September 6, 2013 to Friday, September 20, 2013
A September 6-20, 2013 survey of adult Texans reveals that while Texas residents are fairly positive about the state's economy, they think the worst is yet to come for the national economy and are only somewhat optimistic with respect to the economic future for their children. It also shows Greg Abbott at 29%, Wendy Davis at 21%, and Undecided voters at 50% for the 2014 Governor's Race.
Friday, June 28, 2013 to Monday, July 1, 2013
This poll found that Senator John Cornyn could win against a Democrat Statewide Candidate by 7% if the election were held today.
Friday, June 28, 2013 to Monday, July 1, 2013
This poll shows that Wendy Davis has doubled her name identification since January 2013 but still trails Perry with 53% disapproval rating among Republican voters, which has increased from 47% since the filibuster.
Friday, May 31, 2013 to Sunday, June 9, 2013
Texas Tribune and University of Texas Poll for June 2013 shows majority a of Texans are unfamiliar with Wendy Davis, (58 percent) with 38 percent of voters saying they will vote against Rick Perry. The poll also covers a numerous variety of topics including abortion, immigration and gay marriage all showing a departure from strong opposition to all of the three different topics.
Friday, February 15, 2013 to Sunday, February 24, 2013
This Texas Tribune and University of Texas Poll for February 2013 shows Rick Perry polling unfavorably at 30 percent and Barack Obama polling at 47 percent unfavorable rating.
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