Party Politics

Post-Election Analysis

Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.


Beto O’Rourke supporters outside of the Multi Service Center polling location on West Gray in Houston. O’Rourke expectedly lost the Texas gubernatorial race against incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.


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This week on Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss key outcomes of the 2022 midterm election, why the GOP dominated Texas statewide, and how money wasn’t a factor in the Harris County Judge race, among other stories.


Biggest surprises of the night

National races

Trump impact



Texas races: statewide, legislative, Harris County


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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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