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What Challenges Face Houston’s Next Mayor?

Posted on · On Saturday (Dec. 12, 2015), Houston voters went to the polls and narrowly elected Sylvester Turner as the next Mayor of Houston. Turner, who eked out the runoff election winwith 51 percent of the vote, reinforcedin his victory speech that he “will do [his] very, very best to represent every single Houstonian in this city.”The […]

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Poll Shows King and Turner in a Dead Heat as Runoff Approaches

Posted on · The results of thelatestNews 88.7/KHOU 11 News 2015 Runoff Election Pollshow former StateRep. Sylvester Turnerandformer Kemah Mayor Bill Kingare in a statistical dead heat as Election Day (Dec. 12, 2015) approaches. News 88.7's Managing News Editor Jose Luis Jimenez sat down with the pollster — Rice University Political Science Professor Bob Stein—to analyze the results.

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Houston Matters’ Mayoral Runoff ’15: Tuesday’s Show (December 8, 2015)

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we devote the entire hour to the two candidates in Houston’s mayoral runoff election: Sylvester Turner and Bill King. Bill King is a Houston native and an attorney and businessman who served two terms as mayor of the small city of Kemah in Galveston County. For a decade, […]