Why the Texas attorney general’s race intrigues one UTSA political science professor

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The professor said he believes AG Ken Paxton has his hands full trying to retain his seat in the 2022 election.

SAN ANTONIO — Texas attorneys general typically don’t go on to occupy higher office, but one local professor thinks it could be a race for a Democrat to break through in 2022.

Former President Donald Trump is endorsing incumbent AG Ken Paxton to win next year’s race, saying in a statement that Paxton is “strong on crime, border security, the Second Amendment, election integrity, and above all, our Constitution.” 

Jon Taylor, a professor of political science at UTSA as well as chair of the department of political science and geography, is keeping a close eye on the campaign. 

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