Election Day for the city of Houston has voters deciding on a new mayor, all 16 city council seats and a veto referendum on the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). University of Houston experts can provide perspective and insight into these important voter decisions.
Richard Murray, professor of political science: Murray’s expertise includes local governments and politics, public opinion and political parties. Reach him at 713-743-3909 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renée Cross, associate director of UH’s Hobby Center for Public Policy: Reach out to Cross for stories related to Houston and Texas politics, urban politics and civic engagement. Reach her at email@example.com or 713-743-3972.
Jeronimo Cortina, assistant professor of political science: Cortina specializes in American and Latino politics, immigration and comparative politics. He also teaches classes in Chicano politics. He also is bilingual. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-743-38947
Jason Casellas, associate professor of political science: Casellas specializes in Latino political representation, American politics and public policy. He also is bilingual. Reach him at email@example.com or 713-743-8714
Brandon Rottinghaus, associate professor of political science: Rottinghaus discusses Texas politics and public opinion, as well as the media and political communication. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-743-3925.
Temple Northup, associate professor of communication: Northup can discuss political advertisements and their effectiveness in campaigns. Reach him at email@example.com or 713-743-1697.