In a new blog, fellow Mark P. Jones explores public opinion in Texas on abortion and offers questions for discussion-based learning, using the results of his recently co-conducted report by the University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs.
As polls open in Harris County, where do likely voters stand on key races and policy issues? Read the results from a new University of Houston Hobby School report, co-authored by political science fellow Mark Jones.
“Abbott has the most to lose given that the status quo is if nothing changes, he wins,” said political science fellow Mark Jones. “For Beto, the debate is extremely important because it gives him the opportunity to perhaps shift the dynamic of the campaign or force Abbott to do or say something that he later regrets.”
“All seven of the statewide Republican executive candidates ... are on course for victory, barring an unprecedented level of turnout by millennials and especially Generation Z,” said fellow Mark Jones about a new poll from from the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation that he helped lead.
"Commonsense reforms such as requiring universal background checks for all gun purchases ... possess overwhelming support among residents of the Lone Star State," wrote fellow Mark Jones and his co-authors.