January 12, 2018      5:39 PM
SB: Poll of rural GOP voters shows nuance on abortion, property taxes, and school vouchers
Scrapping the property tax system for sales taxes doesn’t sound so hot and school vouchers lose majority support when the details of how to pay for them are presented
American-Statesman columnist Ken
Herman has said, the ballot questions offered up for voters in the
primaries are pretty sure bets to be approved. After all, the parties mainly
place those questions on the ballot to boost enthusiasm and get more of their base
voters to the polls.
it’s no surprise that in a poll of Lubbock County GOP voters shown to Quorum
Report this week, opposition to new toll roads is very strong and
support for a bathroom bill is high.
perhaps more interesting is that things get complicated as nuance is introduced
when asking rural Republicans about school vouchers, abortion restrictions, and
whether to get rid of the property tax system altogether. one should never read too much into the results of a single poll, but these numbers are nonetheless worth passing along to you.
By Scott Braddock