Senior Political Analyst, Featured Guest on The Purple Principle Podcast

Political Expert and Public Policy Consultant

University of Texas at San Antonio  (UTSA)
Department of Political Science
San Antonio, TX


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Recent Articles

Texas Gov. Abbott may benefit politically from border inspections despite costs, criticism of effort (The Dallas Morning, News, Apr. 2022)

​Ethics scandal emerges as latest test for rising star Democrat Lina Hidalgo(Texas Tribune, Apr. 2022)

George P. Bush faces uphill climb in runoff election, as AG Paxton seeks to 'end the Bush dynasty' (Houston Chronicle, Mar. 2022)

Moderate Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar spends $2M fending off progressive Jessica Cisneros in epic battle (Washington Bureau, Feb. 2022)​

Former ACLU lawyer running for Texas Attorney General on a pro-choice platform says her pregnancy inspired her campaign  ​(Business Insider, Dec. 2021)

​San Antonio to have more say in closely watched race between Rep. Cuellar, progressive challengers  (Washington Bureau, Nov. 2021)

Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide candidates mostly white?  (San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 2021)​

Commentary: Will Abbott’s nativism eventually turn Texas blue? (San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 2021)

This Special Election Is Testing Republican Efforts to Court Latino Voters  (New York Times, Oct. 2021)

San Antonio is getting bigger. Should the City Council expand as well? (San Antonio Express-News, Oct. 2021)

Commentary: No fed oversight should Texas gerrymander (San Antonio Express-News, Oct. 2021)

Commentary: Like nation’s views, border a place of contradictions (San Antonio Express-News, Mar. 2021)

Commentary: Dems must listen to Latinos to connect with them  (San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 2020)

Why Texas’s overwhelmingly Latino Rio Grande Valley turned toward Trump  (Washington Post, Nov. 2020)

Poll: Gov. Greg Abbott’s disapproval rating nearly doubled among Bexar County voters

during pandemic: Abbott’s disapproval rating has grown from 27% to 50% in 7 months  (KSAT, Sep. 2020)​

9 experts warn that Latino dislike of Trump may not translate into midterm turnout: It really comes down to whether Democrats invest in voter outreach  (Vox, Oct. 2018)