In order to identify frontrunners and opinions during a highly charged election year, the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston conducted an online survey of Texas registered voters between January 11 and January 24, 2024. The survey was fielded in English and Spanish with 1,500 YouGov respondents, resulting in a confidence interval of +/-2.5%. The respondents were matched to a sampling frame on gender, age, race/ethnicity, and education and are representative of the population of Texas registered voters
The survey’s findings will be provided in four reports. The first report examines vote intention in the March 2024 Texas Republican and Democratic presidential primaries, vote intention in the November 2024 presidential election in Texas, opinions regarding the major candidates’ fitness to serve due to their advanced age and favorability evaluations of leading political figures. The second report focuses on vote intention in the March 2024 Texas Democratic U.S. Senate primary election and vote intention in the November 2024 Texas U.S. Senate election. The third report explores factors influencing Texas House Republican primaries, ranging from the voting record of incumbent legislators to the endorsements of high-profile Republicans, with additional examination of the GOP Texas Court of Criminal Appeals primary elections. The fourth report analyzes public opinion regarding school choice/school vouchers and the 2023 impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.….