Majority Of Texans Feel The State Is On “Wrong Track”

From power outages to infrastructure issues to the hospitals pushed to capacity thanks to COVID-19, Gov. Greg Abbott’s approval rating has taken a beating as polling from the Texas Politics Project finds 52% of respondents feel Texas is on the wrong track.

That’s the highest negative rating ever since TPP began asking the question in 2009.

From KXAN in Austin:

The poll shows Gov. Greg Abbott’s approval rating dropping. His job performance received 41% approval, with 50% saying they disapprove of the job he’s doing.

One polarizing issue highlighted by the poll is the divide over mask mandates. The poll shows 41% of Texans back Gov. Abbott’s ban on mask requirements, while 45% oppose his ban.

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