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Texas Lieutenant Governor Race: A Study in Contrasts

Mark P. Jones

Texas Lieutenant Governor Race: A Study in Contrasts.

The candidates for Texas lieutenant governor, Democrat Leticia Van de Putt and Republican Dan Patrick, are ideological opposites. Mark P. Jones analyzes their voting records in the Texas Senate to show where each candidate falls on the liberal-conservative ideological spectrum.

Read the full op-ed in the Sept. 3, 2014, edition of TribTalk.