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Poll: Following Mass Power Failures in Texas, Over Half of Voters Say State Needs to Connect Its Grid to Others

Morning Consult
02-24-2021
  • 56% of U.S. voters say Texas should connect its electric grid with those of other regions, while 24% said the state should continue its independent operation.
  • Roughly 2 in 5 voters say Texas utilities, the state’s energy regulator and state government are “very responsible” for last week’s energy crisis.
  • Democrats were more likely to say they believe Texas should connect to other regions than retain its current model (71% to 13%), while a plurality of Republicans said the same (41% to 36%).