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Election Poll: One Mayoral Candidate’s Surprising Rise, One’s Surprising Fall

In just a little more than three weeks, Houstonians will go to the polls to vote on a new mayor, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, and term limits for city council members – among other matters. But in what direction are voters leaning on these issues? We examine voter attitudes as determined by the latest […]

In just a little more than three weeks, Houstonians will go to the polls to vote on a new mayor, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, and term limits for city council members – among other matters. But in what direction are voters leaning on these issues?

We examine voter attitudes as determined by the latest News 88.7, KHOU 11 News Election Poll. Rice University's Bob Stein says there's been some late shifts in who's poised to make the mayoral runoff. Plus he looks at whether or not the Equal Rights Ordinance will be repealed or not — and which arguments for and against it are swaying which demographics.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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