The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • Thursday, November 4, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Conversation begins at 10:30 a.m.
  • Capitol Extension Auditorium at the Texas Capitol
    1100 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
  • Questions? Please email or call us at 512-716-8691.

The 2010 Election and Its Implications for the 2011 Legislative Session

After the polls close on Nov. 2, the political community will be trying to make sense of what happened and what the results portend for the 82nd session of the Texas Legislature. Join us for post-game analysis of the election results.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

WHAT JUST HAPPENED? A Debrief on the 2010 Campaign in Texas, moderated by Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief of The  Texas Tribune 


The honorable Pete Laney, former speaker of the House of Representatives

Corbin Casteel, partner at Casteel, Erwin & Associates

Jim Dow, executive director of Texas 20/20

Arlene Wohlgemuth, executive director, and director of the Center for Health Care Policy Studies, Texas Public Policy Foundation


2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Reporting on the 2010 Election and Expectations for the Legislative Session, moderated by Jim Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas


Elise Hu-Stiles, The Texas Tribune

Gromer Jeffers Jr., The Dallas Morning News 

Harvey Kronberg, Quorum Report

Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune

Jay Root, The Associated Press


This event — free and open to the public — is a production of The Texas Tribune and the Texas Politics Project. The panelists have agreed to field questions from the audience after the moderated discussion.

Special thanks to our promotional sponsor, Deborah Ingersoll of Legislative Solutions.

Disclosure: though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite our events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.