Party Politics

Preview: 2023 Houston Mayor Election

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


Daisy Espinoza/Houston Public Media
At the “Your Houston Your Vote” mayoral debate, Houston mayoral candidates from left to right: Jack Christie, John Whitmire, Gilbert Garcia, Robert Gallegos, and Lee Kaplan. Candidate Sheila Jackson-Lee did not attend due to her responsibilities in the U.S. Congress.


To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>

This week, on an audio-only version of Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the 2023 Houston mayoral election, following a debate presented by the University of Houston Hobby School for Public Affairs, Houston Public Media, and Univision.

Early voting starts Monday, October 23. Election Day is Tuesday, November 7.

In addition to the YouTube version, you can also enjoy Party Politics on television every Friday night at 8:00pm on Houston Public Media TV-8 (PBS), or listen to the radio broadcast every Friday at 7:30pm on News 88.7. As always, you can subscribe to the audio podcast on Apple Podcasts (or wherever you get your podcasts). Join the conversation: Tweet us using or email



This article is part of the podcast Party Politics

  • Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Google Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Spotify
  • Subscribe on TuneIn
  • Subscribe on iHeart
  • Subscribe on Pandora
  • Subscribe on RadioPublic
  • Subscribe on Pocket Casts
  • Subscribe on Overcast
  • Subscribe on Amazon Music
  • Subscribe via RSS
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...

More Information