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Oct 19 2011

Support for Herman Cain Surges with Texas Republicans

In the aftermath of a successful performance in recent debates, our latest poll shows a surge in support for businessman Herman Cain among Texas Republican voters.  The dramatic change in this poll from our last poll suggests that many voters remain only weakly committed to their current candidate preference. These results are from the final [...]

Oct 17 2011

Dewhurst and Cruz Neck and Neck in Texas Senate Race

category: Texas Polls author:

These results are from a poll which was conducted through automated phonecalls and direct email solicitations of 4372 Republican voters in the state of Texas of whom 844 responded to the poll. 56% of the responses came from direct email contacts and 44% from telephone responses. The pool consisted of active party members identified by [...]

Oct 16 2011

Demographic Trends in the Republican Party

category: Issue Polls,Poll Analysis author:

One of the standard control questions which we ask with most of our polls is the age of the respondent.  Taking the answers to this question from a series of polls conducted nationwide involving over 8000 participants during the past 6 months has given us a pretty good profile of the age of the Republican [...]

Oct 14 2011

Poll of New Hampshire Republican Primary Voters (9/12-9/18)

This poll was conducted through automated phonecalls and direct email solicitations of 6164 Republican voters in the state of New Hampshire of whom 421 responded to the poll. 58% of the responses came from email contacts and 42% from telephone responses. Poll Date: 9/12-9./18, 2011 Poll Method: Direct Email and Automated Calls Poll Sample: 421 [...]

Jul 07 2011

Texas GOP Primary Poll: Secondary Analysis

category: Poll Analysis author:

There has been some discussion in online forums of the discrepancies between our recent poll of Texas GOP primary voters and other polls conducted in recent weeks. There aren’t a lot of other polls about the Texas election yet, but a particular comparison has been made with a poll from Public Policy Polling, but these [...]

Jul 06 2011

Who are the Top GOP Contenders in Texas?

With its expanded number of electoral votes, if the field doesn’t narrow down too much, Texas could play a key roll in determining the Republican nominee for 2012.  While everyone is watching the early states like New Hampshire and Iowa we’re taking a look at a big state which could decide the ultimate outcome. Poll [...]

Jun 16 2011

Who’s Unelectable in the Republican Field?

category: Presidential Primary author:

Everyone does polls to see who the most popular candidates are. We decided to go the other way and see which candidates had disgraced themselves most effectively with their past actions and associations. Poll Date: 5/12-5/16, 2011 Poll Method: Monitored and automated calls Poll Sample: 2698 voters nationwide Margin of Error: +/- 2% Question: Which [...]

Apr 27 2011

Should Gambling be Legalized in Texas?

category: Issue Polls,Texas Polls author:

There is a major struggle over whether some form of gambling should be legalized in Texas during this legislative session.  We decided to ask a simple  question to get a feel for how Texas voters are thinking about the issue Poll Date: 4/18-4./21, 2011 Poll Method: Direct Email (53%), Automated phone calls (47%) Poll Sample: [...]

Jul 07 2010

What’s Next?

category: Uncategorized author:

We have two local Texas polls planned for the next month.  First, we plan to do a poll on the hotly contested Senatorial election.  We’re also looking at doing a poll on the very interesting Republican primary for Texas Congressional District 25 which is basically up for grabs with 8 candidates jumping in. The CD25 [...]