Can personality trump ideology in the Cruz-O’Rourke race?

Our Senior Fellow Matthew Wilson, professor of political science at SMU, wrote an op-ed for the Texas Tribune on what to expect if either incumbent Ted Cruz or his challenger Beto O’Rourke win the U.S. Senate seat in Texas.

“The ultimate result, however it goes, will reveal much about the state of politics in Texas and the nation,” Wilson wrote.

Read the column.