TYLER, Texas (KETK) – According to UT Tyler’s October registered voter poll, 49% of registered voters polled disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to decide abortion policy.

The poll specifically reported that 39% of registered voters polled “strongly disapprove,” 10% “somewhat disapprove,” 14% “somewhat approve” and 29% “strongly approve” of the court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

According to the poll, 56% of registered voters polled believe that for Texas “things are headed off on the wrong track,” compared to 41% who “think that things are headed in the right direction.”

49% of registered voters polled have an unfavorable impression of former President Donald Trump. According to the poll, 40% have a “very unfavorable” impression and 9% have a “somewhat unfavorable” impression of former President Trump. Additionally 17% had a “somewhat favorable” impression and 29% had a “very favorable” impression of former President Trump.

It’s reported in the poll that 47% of registered voters polled have an unfavorable impression of Senator Ted Cruz. 36% of registered voters polled have a “very unfavorable” impression and 11% have a “somewhat unfavorable” impression of Senator Ted Cruz.

The poll also reported that 64% of registered voters polled are concerned about gun violence in their community. Specifically 34% are “very concerned,” 30% are “somewhat concerned,” 20 percent are “not very concerned,” and 13% are “not concerned at all” about gun violence in their community.

The UT Tyler poll was conducted from Oct. 17-24 and was taken from a sample of 1,330 registered voters and 973 likely voters, each with a margin of error of 2.9% and 3.4% respectively.


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