The colorful mogul lost the 1990 gubernatorial election after making a joke about rape and admitting to not paying some income taxes.
With sexual-misconduct scandals swirling, from Brett Kavanaugh to Charles Schwertner, how politicians talk about them could bite them at the polls.
Revealing profiles of Ann Richards and Clayton Williams raise the question: How about none of the above?
Onward to the past.
Three crucial elements that will determine the outcome of the Texas governor’s race.