The 2011 Speaker’s (Non)Race?
Current Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) is the odds-on favorite for re-election at the moment. Rep. Warren Chisum (R-Pampa) and Rep. Ken Paxton (R-McKinney) have both declared their candidacy. Paxton has attracted a handful of commitments, though Straus still has about 120.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Jason Embry joined KUT’s Matt Largey for this week’s Texas Political Parlor Podcast.