July 31 is a great time for a trip to the beach, or maybe a family vacation north to escape the Texas summer heat.
But it's not a great time to get people out to the polls for an election. That’s why turnout will be crucial in the GOP Senate runoff, where Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and former state Solicitor General Ted Cruz will spend the month of July fighting to win the Republican nomination.
Audio: Ben Philpott's story for KUT News
"I think it's important for both of us, Mr. Cruz and myself," Dewhurst said ...