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TEXAS RAILROAD COMMISSION CANDIDATE CHRYSTA CASTAÑEDA TO SPEAK AT TEXAS TRIBUNE FESTIVAL

TEXAS RAILROAD COMMISSION CANDIDATE 
CHRYSTA CASTAÑEDA TO SPEAK AT TEXAS TRIBUNE FESTIVAL 

August 31, 2020 (DALLAS) Chrysta Castañeda, Democratic candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission, will speak at the Texas Tribune Festival on Monday, Sept. 7, at 8 a.m. The discussion will be available to watch on demand anytime from 8 a.m. Sept. 7 until 11 p.m. Sept. 30. 

She and her Republican opponent, Jim Wright, will discuss oil prices, domestic production, global energy fights, and other issues at play in the November election. The 30-minute session will be moderated by Mitchell Ferman, the Texas Tribune’s energy and economy reporter.

The session is presented by Neste and supported by the Environmental Defense Fund.

The Texas Tribune Festival, one of the nation’s largest and buzziest annual gatherings, is entirely virtual this year. It features a month of programming with more than 250 speakers and engaging conversations with newsmakers, politicians, and journalists such as Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Stacey Abrams, Rachel Maddow, Dan Crenshaw, Ted Cruz, and Dan Rather.

Tickets start at $49 for students and can be purchased on the festival’s website at https://festival.texastribune.org/.

“Since it began in 2013, TribFest has brought some of the smartest, most interesting people in the country to Austin to discuss our most pressing issues,” Chrysta says. “I’m honored to be a part of the conversation this year, and I’m looking forward to a lively conversation with my opponent.”

A recent survey from the nationally respected polling firm Global Strategy Group (GSG) shows that the combination of Chrysta’s unique biography, her opponent’s potent negatives, and Donald Trump’s free-fall in Texas give her a clear path to victory in the race for the Texas Railroad Commission. The polling memo is available here.

Chrysta Castañeda is an engineer, attorney, and Democratic candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission. Her campaign website is www.chrystafortexas.com and is on social media @chrystafortexas.

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Contact: Amy Hunt
Amy@chrystafortexas.com
214-801-8116