Overall Survey Results: Satisfaction with Speaker of the Texas House Joe Straus

We Say: We are gratified by the responses to last week’s survey and especially the insightful comments provided. A follow-up article will share what we learned from the comments and feedback. 


 

   
Do you live in Texas State House District 121? If NO, please skip to next question. If YES, please rate how you think Representative Straus has represented you in the Texas Legislature. 
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
Not at all
   
26 18.4%
Poorly
   
13 9.2%
Adequately
   
3 2.1%
I’d vote to keep him
 
0 0.0%
Excellent representation
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
3 2.1%
No Responses
   
96 68.0%
  Totals 141 100%
 
Required Governor Abbott called a Special Session after the 85th Legislative Session closed. He laid out 20 items he expected to come up for a vote. Although passed by the Senate and sent to the House, 5 of those Special Session Agenda bills were never brought to the floor of the House by Speaker Straus. One of those was “Senate Bill 6, the “Bathroom Legislation.” What is your opinion about this bill not being voted on by the full House?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I’m not sure I understand it well enough anyway.
   
3 2.0%
I am against it anyway.
   
9 6.2%
It can wait a couple of years.
   
2 1.3%
The full House should have been able to vote on it.
   
39 27.0%
I’m angry that it didn’t get a full vote.
   
83 57.6%
Other
   
11 7.6%
  Totals 144 100%
 
Required Governor Abbott called a Special Session after the 85th Legislative Session closed. He laid out 20 items he expected to come up for a vote. Although passed by the Senate and sent to the House, 5 of those Special Session Agenda bills were never brought to the floor of the House by Speaker Straus. One of those was “Property Tax Reform – Senate Bill 2, Senate Bill 669.” What is your opinion about this bill not being voted on by the full House?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I’m not sure I understand it well enough anyway.
   
4 2.7%
I am against it anyway.
   
3 2.0%
It can wait a couple of years.
   
4 2.7%
The full House should have been able to vote on it.
   
38 26.5%
I’m angry that it didn’t get a full vote.
   
95 66.4%
Other
   
4 2.7%
  Totals 143 100%
 
Required Governor Abbott called a Special Session after the 85th Legislative Session closed. He laid out 20 items he expected to come up for a vote. Although passed by the Senate and sent to the House, 5 of those Special Session Agenda bills were never brought to the floor of the House by Speaker Straus. One of those was “House Bill 2107 – Medical Marijuana.” What is your opinion about this bill not being voted on by the full House?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I’m not sure I understand it well enough anyway.
   
14 9.7%
I am against it anyway.
   
24 16.6%
It can wait a couple of years.
   
18 12.5%
The full House should have been able to vote on it.
   
48 33.3%
I’m angry that it didn’t get a full vote.
   
37 25.6%
Other
   
4 2.7%
  Totals 144 100%
 
Required Governor Abbott called a Special Session after the 85th Legislative Session closed. He laid out 20 items he expected to come up for a vote. Although passed by the Senate and sent to the House, 5 of those Special Session Agenda bills were never brought to the floor of the House by Speaker Straus. One of those was “Private School Choice – Senate Bill 3, House Bill 1335.” What is your opinion about this bill not being voted on by the full House?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I’m not sure I understand it well enough anyway.
   
4 2.7%
I am against it anyway.
   
2 1.3%
It can wait a couple of years.
   
2 1.3%
The full House should have been able to vote on it.
   
47 32.8%
I’m angry that it didn’t get a full vote.
   
88 61.5%
Other
   
6 4.1%
  Totals 143 100%
 
Required Governor Abbott called a Special Session after the 85th Legislative Session closed. He laid out 20 items he expected to come up for a vote. Although passed by the Senate and sent to the House, 5 of those Special Session Agenda bills were never brought to the floor of the House by Speaker Straus. One of those was “School Finance – House Bill 21.” What is your opinion about this bill not being voted on by the full House?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I’m not sure I understand it well enough anyway.
   
21 14.6%
I am against it anyway.
   
1 <1%
It can wait a couple of years.
   
4 2.7%
The full House should have been able to vote on it.
   
58 40.5%
I’m angry that it didn’t get a full vote.
   
55 38.4%
Other
   
8 5.5%
  Totals 143 100%
 
Required Many political groups across Texas have announced “No Confidence” in Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus. Based on your knowledge of the activity of the Texas House, especially during the Special Session, do you have confidence in Speaker Joe Straus?
Answer
0% 100%    
No of
Resp
Resp
Ratio
I have NO CONFIDENCE in Joe Straus
   
134 95.0%
I have FULL CONFIDENCE in Joe Straus
   
7 4.9%
No Responses
 
0 0.0%
  Totals 141 100%
 
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2 Responses to "Overall Survey Results: Satisfaction with Speaker of the Texas House Joe Straus"

  1. Joseph L. Zimmer  September 13, 2017 at 4:22 pm

    District 121 had best run a qualified candidate that can knock Joe Straus out of his office. Run against his record and if the people don’t understand what a terrible job he’s doing, the redo the district to make him run in another district.

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