Ted Cruz's campaign is counting on lower turnout, because he believes his supporters, who come from the more activist Tea Party segment of the GOP, are more energized to vote. Even in the middle of the summer.
"I believe we're on a path to victory, and the reason for that is simple: The runoff will be decided by the conservative grassroots, and the conservative grassroots are overwhelmingly supporting our campaign," Cruz said.
Audio: Ben Philpott's story for KUT News
And the fewer overall voters who turn out, the higher the percentage of those casting ballots fall under ...