Stories by Ruy Teixeira

Ruy Teixeira is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation. subscribe to Ruy Teixeira's feed

Posted on: Jun 8, 2010, Source: Center for American Progress

Recent support for Arizona's law has been wrongly interpreted as indicating declining support for comprehensive immigration reform.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: The exurban myth; Who needs the political center; The people don't want to privatize Social Security

Posted on: Dec 16, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Where's the evidence that values voters increased this election from 2000? Also, an update on the National Exit Polls results on Hispanic voting.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Reconsidering the conventional wisdom about Ohio; Bush's Hispanic support headed downward; It's still a Roe v. Wade Country.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: The votes for Bush and Reagan's incumbent campaigns don't compare well; Bush is not due an election honeymoon; did fast-growing counties help Dubya in the election?

Posted on: Nov 24, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Dig a little and you'll see that the evidence doesn't point to Bush getting 44 percent of the Hispanic vote.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Exit polls have always drawn samples that are off the real world results and have always had to be corrected (weighted) to eliminate bias. According to the unweighted exit polls of the past, we would have had Presidents Dukakis and Gore.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Kerry got killed by the white working class; a majority of voters never even trusted Kerry on the economy; cultural alienation played a big part in the loss.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Gallup's methods don't weight race very well; tracking polls aren't worth tracking; Kerry has huge leads among new and young voters.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: How Gallup got it wrong, Kerry and Bush tied in the major polls, a note on Nader, and a final verdict on the debates.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: After the debates the central dynamics of the presidential election have changed – and Kerry is much better off for it.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Public Opinion Watch: Security Moms are a dud after all; Democrats need a clear agenda for the Latino vote.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

In this edition of Public Opinion Watch: The misleading numbers of the Gallup and New York times polls are explained. Also, persuadable voters have still not been persuaded.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Featured this week: Why the race is much closer than people think; Labor Day leads and possible election outcomes this year.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Did the convention really deliver a bounce for Bush? This week's Public Opinion Watch analyzes how likely voter polling works.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2004, Source: The Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation

Did the Swift Boat attacks really hurt Kerry? Do voters think the economy is in good shape? The mess and mystery of election polling for 2004 gets explained.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2003, Source: Washington Monthly

Why the Republican majority (probably) won't last.