John Whitmire

Politics

John Whitmire’s plan to bring DPS troopers to Houston has yielded mixed results in Austin and Dallas

Posted on · State Senator John Whitmire wants to bring 200 DPS troopers to Houston to aid local police if he’s elected mayor. Local officials in Austin and Dallas say DPS deployments in those cities led to racially targeted traffic stops and arrests.

Jack Christie

News

Mattress Mack is not endorsing Jack Christie for Houston mayor, despite claim by campaign

Posted on · A spokesperson for the prominent Houston businessman and political donor says his recent comments about Christie, one of 17 candidates for mayor, were taken out of context. Christie's campaign claims they were not.

Whitmire Jackson Lee

Houston Mayor

Houston mayoral candidates go on attack with less than two months until election

Posted on · The campaigns for U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and Lee Kaplan released ads last week that were critical of some of their opponents, namely state Sen. John Whitmire, whose campaign says he is keeping his messaging about himself.

Ron DeSantis
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.

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