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Martha Castex-Tatum Wins Special Election For Houston City Council District K

She worked as director of Constituent Services for the late Council Member Larry Green

Martha Castex-Tatum (who in this photo appears in the center and holding campaign a sign) celebrates her victory in the special election to fill the seat for District K at the Houston City Council.

Martha Castex-Tatum won Saturday the special election to replace late Houston City Council Member Larry Green representing District K, which stretches across southwest Houston into Fort Bend County.

Castex-Taum won 65 percent of the votes cast in Harris County, according to the election results published on the county’s elections website.

As for the votes cast in Fort Bend County, Castex-Tatum won almost 36 percent of them, according to that county’s election website.

Castex-Tatum was running against eight other people: Larry Blackmon; Patricia ‘Pat’ Frazier; Gerry Vander-Lyn; Lawrence J. McGaffie; Carl David Evans; Elisabeth E. Johnson; Anthony Freddie and Aisha Savoy.

Castex-Tatum had worked as Green's director of Constituent Services.

Larry Green was the first Council Member elected from District K after its creation seven years ago. He died March 6.

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