Undergraduate Students Find More Texans Backing Obama, Hating Stimulus, Through Recent Earl Survey Telephone Inquiry

Media advisory for announcement of Texas voters' opinion survey.

WHAT:Announcement of Texas voters' opinion survey WHEN:           10:15 a.m. Wednesday (March 25) WHERE:         Room 107 of Holden Hall, located at the corner of Broadway and Akron Avenue on the Texas Tech campus EVENT:          For a Republican-leaning state, more Texas voters seem to be in support of President Barack Obama but hate the idea of his economic recovery plan, according to a Texas Tech University Political Science Department poll of voting-aged Texans. Political science majors polled about 580 Texans across the state from Feb. 16-March 8. The students will discuss their findings during a news conference. The survey was administered at the Earl Survey Research Lab in the Department of Political Science at Texas Tech. Assistant professor Cindy Rugeley is instructor of the class. Find Texas Tech news, experts and story ideas at www.media.ttu.edu. CONTACT: Cindy Rugeley,assistant professor of political science, Department of Political Science, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4081 ext. 223, or cindy.rugeley@ttu.edu