Undergraduate Students Find Texans Staying True to Republican Sentiments Through Recent
Earl Survey Telephone Inquiry
April 24, 2008
Media advisory for survey results.
WHAT: Announcement of Texas voters’ opinion survey
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. Monday (April 28)
WHERE: Room 107 of Holden Hall, located at the corner of Broadway and Akron
Avenue on the Texas Tech campus
EVENT: In spite of near-record turnouts in Texas’ March Democratic party primary,
the state’s voters appear unwilling to move away from their Republican leanings when
it comes to actually choosing a president, according to a Texas Tech University Political
Science Department poll of voting-aged Texans.
Political science majors polled 507 voting-age Texans from across the state from March
25 through April 14. Among other findings, the students will announce their findings
of what voting-aged Texans feel about John McCain compared to Democratic opponents
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as well as their approval of President George W.
The survey was administered at the Earl Survey Research Lab in the Department of Political
Science at Texas Tech. Alan Arwine, visiting assistant professor, is instructor of
CONTACT: Alan Arwine, visiting assistant professor, Department of Political
Science, Texas Tech University, (806) 742- 4051, or firstname.lastname@example.org.