UT/TT Poll: Texans More Bullish on State Than on Nation

Only a quarter of registered Texas voters think the country is moving in the right direction, but 45 percent say the state is on track, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

More than three in five said the country is on the wrong track, while 35 percent said the same about the state.

“People are always pretty dour in these things,” said Jim Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin and co-director of the poll. “But in all of these, we’re seeing some degree of uptick. People are ...

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