A current survey monitoring Texas residents’ opinion of Gov. Greg Abbott’s efficiency doesn’t look favorable for the governor.
Roughly 54% of residents imagine the state goes down the fallacious path, with 44% saying it’s headed in an excellent course, in response to the survey by the Dallas Morning Information and the College of Texas at Tyler. The identical survey discovered that solely 45% of Texans approve of Abbott’s efficiency as governor.
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The survey additionally requested residents what they considered current choices Abbott has revamped the previous few months.
When requested about Abbott’s ban on masks mandates, 55% of these surveyed stated they disagreed with Abbott’s determination. With reference to Abbott’s ban on vaccine mandates, voters had been evenly cut up at 49% for and in opposition to, with 2% saying they had been uncertain the place they stood on the problem.
A lot of Texas voters had been additionally in disagreement with Abbott’s abortion ban and his determination to ban crucial race concept in faculties . 48% of voters stated that Abbott’s new legislation must be overturned and 56% stated that academics must be allowed to show crucial race concept at school.
The survey additionally requested in regards to the 2022 Texas governor race, itemizing each former Rep. Beto O’Rourke and actor Matthew McConaughey as potential challengers.
A majority of voters would vote for Abbott over O’Rourke if O’Rourke ran in 2022, with Abbott at a 5% lead at 42%.
Nevertheless, most favored McConaughey if he ran in opposition to Abbott in 2022, with McConaughey incomes 44% of the votes in comparison with Abbott’s 35%.
The survey interviewed 1,148 Texas residents and was taken from Sept. 7 to Sept. 14.
Abbott has been a recurring enemy of President Joe Biden, who accused him, amongst different Republican governors, of training “the worst type of politics ” relating to COVID-19.
Biden introduced on Sept. 9 that every one firms with over 100 workers would want to require their workers to both get vaccinated or get examined each week. The president later claimed that each Abbott and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had been undermining the life-saving necessities he proposed.