John Whitmire leads Sheila Jackson Lee in Houston’s mayoral runoff, new poll finds

Posted on · The new Houston Public Media/Houston Chronicle/UH Political Science and Population Health Poll shows State Senator Whitmire with the support of 42% of likely voters, compared to 35% for Congresswoman Jackson Lee and 22% undecided.

John Whitmire

Houston Mayor

State Sen. John Whitmire displays bipartisan support while launching bid for Houston mayor

Posted on · Whitmire, the longest-tenured member of the Texas Senate, has joined a Houston mayoral race that includes Amanda K. Edwards, Chris Hollins and Lee Kaplan.


Texas House Passes Controversial Election Bill

Posted on · The bill passed 79-37 on second reading late Thursday night then passed 80-41 on a third reading Friday afternoon. The measure includes bans on 24-hour voting and drive-through voting.

Houston Matters

How Future Elections Will Be Different In Harris County (Nov. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How Harris County elections will be different the next time we vote, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, and what a Houston teenager learned from running for city council.