Houston Mayoral Poll: Sylvester Turner and Adrian Garcia Lead The Field

The former Texas state representative and the ex-sheriff of Harris County are in a statistical tie with about five months to go before the November election.

The campaign to be the next Mayor of Houston is clearly underway with candidate forums, advertising and endorsements.

So that leads to some basic questions: who are the frontrunners?

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Ex-Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and former State Rep. Sylvester Turner. Photos by Florian Martin (left) and courtesy of the Turner campaign

And who has a shot at the runoff expected after the November election?

News 88.7 Managing News Editor Jose Luis Jimenez sat down with pollster and Rice University Political Science Professor Bob Stein for a closer look at the results of our exclusive News 88.7/KHOU 11 News Houston Mayoral Election Poll.

Click on the audio link above to listen to the conversation.

To view the full poll results – including what Houston voters think are the major issues in the race – visit the 2015 Houston Mayoral Race special page.

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