Topic: Texas Politics Project

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

Feb. 23, 2015

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.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Politics Project Series Hosts House Speaker Joe Straus

Feb. 9, 2015

Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus will be interviewed as part of the Texas Politics Project Speaker Series. His interview will address policy issues facing the 84th Texas Legislature including education, transportation and the budget. The discussion will be led by James Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project, and live-streamed at the Texas Politics Project website.

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Immigration, Border Security Remain Top Issues in UT/Texas Tribune Poll

Oct. 29, 2014

Most important issue in texas pollAUSTIN, Texas With mid-term elections less than a week away, immigration and border security remain foremost on Texans' minds when they think about the problems facing the state, according to the latest University of Texas / Texas Tribune Poll.

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Majority of Texas Voters Want Tighter Immigration Laws, UT/Texas Tribune Poll Shows

July 22, 2014

The current migrant crisis on the Texas border comes weeks after the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll found that many Texans believe immigration and border security are the two most important problems facing the state.

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Primary Election 2014 Expert Guide

March 3, 2014

During Tuesday's joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state's political and social sphere offer their commentary on voter mindsets, contention between parties, Texas government and more.

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