Houston Matters

Election Wrap Up

Voters approved a lot Tuesday. They said yes to Mayor Annise Parker, who won re-election. Harris County voters approved a proposed joint inmate processing center. Texans said yes to property tax breaks for veterans and their families, a State Water Implementation Fund, even expanded tax exemptions on aircraft parts. The one big thumbs-down? The Dome. […]

Voters approved a lot Tuesday. They said yes to Mayor Annise Parker, who won re-election. Harris County voters approved a proposed joint inmate processing center. Texans said yes to property tax breaks for veterans and their families, a State Water Implementation Fund, even expanded tax exemptions on aircraft parts. The one big thumbs-down? The Dome. Harris County voters nixed a plan to convert the Astrodome into a giant convention and exhibition space. We analyze the results of Tuesday’s election, and welcome your questions and comments for pollster Bob Stein, KUHF’s Laurie Johnson, and the Houston Chronicle’s Mike Morris.

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