KUHF Conversations: Jolanda “Jo” Jones

Jolanda Jones – a two-term Houston Councilmember and attorney – is running for a third and final term in At-Large Position Five against challenger Jack Christie.  Jones and Christie have been in the same match-up before in 2009 – Jones won that run-off race.

Laurie Johnson spoke with Councilmember Jones as part of our series of candidate interviews leading up to Saturday’s run-off election.


Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson


Laurie is a native Houstonian who started her career at Houston Public Media in 2002. Laurie has covered a wide variety of topics for HPM, including the crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, and numerous elections. She is a frequent contributor to NPR and has been...

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