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Texas Trends 2023
State Propositions

The Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston and the Executive Master of Public Administration Program in the Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University are conducting a five-year survey project to study Texas’s changing population, with emphasis on the state’s Black, Latino and Asian residents.

In addition to a representative sample of all Texans, the 2023 survey includes an oversample of Black Texans to allow for an objective and statistically valid report of their diverse opinions and experiences.

The third survey was fielded between October 6 and October 18, 2023 and focused on opinions about elections and public policies.

The results of the 2021 survey will be presented in four separate reports: abortion and transgender athlete policies, election reform and redistricting, electric vehicles, and criminal justice.  This report examines Texans’ attitudes related to nine election reforms passed by the Texas Legislature in 2021 as well as opinions about redistricting in the Lone Star State.

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