Tuesday, October 23 at 12:30 PM, Doherty Library lobby. Sponsored by the Friends of Doherty Library. Guest speaker: Dr. Jon Taylor, Professor Chair, Political Science Department & Program Director of the MPPA graduate program, University of St. Thomas. Free and open to the public. Parking available at the Moran Parking Garage located at West Alabama & Graustark.
The U.S. Senate race between Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Beto O’Rourke has all of the hallmarks of an old-style Texas election brawl. Will Cruz and the GOP maintain their hold on Texas or will O’Rourke and the Democrats finally be victorious after 24 years in the political wilderness? Dr. Jon Taylor will offer his analysis of the national impact of the Texas U.S. Senate race as well as other 2018 midterm election battles taking place both within Texas and around the U.S.