During Tuesday's joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state's political and social sphere offer their commentary on voter mindsets, contention between parties, Texas government and more.Read more
UT researchers made news with a desalination "water chip" that could give millions access to drinking water. Check out this media hit and other recent headlines.Read more
Event: Texas House of Representatives Speaker Joe Straus will appear on The University of Texas at Austin campus as part of the Texas Politics Speaker Series sponsored by the Texas Politics Project.Read more
Event: Reporters, politicians and political consultants discuss the causes and implications of Tuesday's election results.
When: Thursday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Sept. 20 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.Read more