Texas Take
Texas Take
Oct 23, 2020
Turned Out for What?
41 min

There's record-shattering turnout across Texas as the final presidential debate is in the books. We'll break it all down. Plus, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick makes his Showtime debut, we think, and the tidal wave of political ads are causing some fatigue among Texas voters.

Connect with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.

 

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