Research

Hispanic families in Dallas ISD are less likely than White and Black families to have high-speed internet at home, survey finds

Hispanic families in Dallas ISD are less likely than White and Black families to have high-speed internet at home, survey finds

January 13, 2022

DISD parents trust the private sector over the government to provide a high-speed internet network and they overwhelmingly believe that a government-built network would result in higher property taxes.

GOP primary voters far more opposed to vaccine mandates than other Texans, poll finds

GOP primary voters far more opposed to vaccine mandates than other Texans, poll finds

December 7, 2021

As Republican activists and elected officials increasingly call for a special legislative session to prohibit vaccine mandates, recent polling shows that Republicans who vote in primaries are far more skeptical of such mandates and other measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 than Texas voters as a whole are.

Texans’ views of vaccine differ significantly by party, survey finds

Texans’ views of vaccine differ significantly by party, survey finds

December 1, 2021

One out of every four registered voters identifying as either Republicans or independents in Texas say they do not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to polling conducted this fall by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Texas Hispanics voice support for GOP-led border policies

Texas Hispanics voice support for GOP-led border policies

November 17, 2021

Hispanic Texans — especially in South Texas — are more likely to support than oppose several border policies pushed by Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans, according to recent polling by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Texas Hispanics show diverse views of political figures in new survey

Texas Hispanics show diverse views of political figures in new survey

November 8, 2021

Hispanic Texans view well-known Democratic figures more favorably than they view Republicans, but by relatively narrow margins, according to the results of polling by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Abbott and O’Rourke in Dead Heat, New Poll From Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Shows

Abbott and O’Rourke in Dead Heat, New Poll From Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Shows

November 1, 2021

A year before they could meet in a showdown for the state’s top office, Gov. Greg Abbott and expected Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke are virtually tied, according to new polling from the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Hispanic Texans Prove Decisive in Presidential Race

Hispanic Texans Prove Decisive in Presidential Race

November 4, 2020

Hispanic Texans played a pivotal role in helping President Donald Trump carry the state in Tuesday’s election, just as a Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation poll in August suggested they would.

THPF Analysis: Hispanic Voters Will Decide Texas

THPF Analysis: Hispanic Voters Will Decide Texas

October 1, 2020

Hispanic voters are poised to determine which presidential candidate carries Texas in the November 3 election, according to a Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation analysis of polling, historical results and turnout projections.

Views of State’s Virus Response Vary Widely by Race

Views of State’s Virus Response Vary Widely by Race

August 24, 2020

Texans are deeply divided along racial lines over whether the state has relaxed coronavirus-related restrictions too quickly and whether getting the economy going or slowing the spread of the virus should be a higher priority.

Texas Hispanics Prefer Biden; Trump Leads Overall in State

Texas Hispanics Prefer Biden; Trump Leads Overall in State

August 17, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by a relatively modest margin among Hispanic voters in Texas, suggesting that Hispanics will have a pivotal role in deciding who wins the state this fall.