A new statewide poll shows that just under 56 percent of Texas voters approve of the job Governor Rick Perry is doing. The poll was conducted by the Earl Survey Research Laboratory at Texas Tech.
76 percent of Republicans approve of the Governor's performance. 41 percent of independents agree. Only 26 percent of Democrats approve.
As for the Texas Legislature, the overall approval rating is just over 62 percent. 76 percent of Republicans approve of the job legislators did last session. 68 percent of independents and 41 percent of Democrats feel likewise.
Texas Tech political science professor Cindy Rugely discussed the findings with FOX 34's Kurt Kiser. Please click the link to the right to watch that analysis.