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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December 2015 City of Houston Mayoral Election Runoff and HISD Board of Trustees Runoff Election Early Voting Results









A NOTE FROM AUBREY R. TAYLOR

“The early voting period for the Saturday, December 12, 2015 City of Houston and HISD Board Trustee Election ended on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. You are strongly encouraged to go to the polls on Saturday, December 12, 2015 if you did not get a chance to vote during the early voting period. This edition of Houston Business Connections Newspaper features Dr. Kendall L. Baker, State Rep. Sylvester Turner, State Rep. Harold Dutton, Pastor Larry Williams, Mike Knox, Trebor Gordon, Bill Frazer, Pam Holm, Amanda Edwards, Bill Frazer, Pastor Willie Davis, Bill King, Sharon Moses, Trustee Manuel Rodriguez, Karla Cisneros, and Council Member Richard Nguyen on the cover. The early voting period for the Saturday, December 12, 2015 City of Houston and HISD Board of Trustees Elections will be taking place from Wednesday, December 2, 2015 through Tuesday, December 8, 2015. So don't forget to vote!"



RACE FOR MAYOR OF HOUSTON


TURNER VS. KING

Bill King is the candidate you should consider in the race for Mayor of Houston. Sylvester Turner will head into the Saturday, December 12, 2015 Runoff Election as the front-runner. Turner put on an impressive showing by garnering 81,637 votes (31.32%) of the overall voter turnout. Bill King earned the right to appear on the Saturday, December 12, 2015 Runoff Election ballot by garnering 65,866 votes (25.27%) of the overall turnout.

The City of Houston Election is officially nonpartisan. “My prayer is for city of Houston voters to go into the voting booth with open minds,” says Aubrey R. Taylor, publisher of Houston Business Connections Newspaper. “A candidate’s race and political affiliation should not be the key determining factors used to determine Houston’s next mayor,” says Taylor. “That’s why my team and I will be spending the next few weeks trying to educate voters and encourage voters to return back to the polls to vote in the upcoming Runoff Election,” he says. 

RACE FOR CITY CONTROLLER


FRAZER VS. BROWN

Bill Frazer is the candidate you should consider in the race for City of Houston Controller. On Saturday, December 12, 2015, Bill Frazer and Chris Brown will face off against one another to determine who the next City of Houston Controller should be. Bill Frazer heads into the runoff as the presumptive favorite. Frazer earned this designation by finishing first in a field of six candidates. Frazer garnered 64,879 votes (31.35%) of the overall turnout to lead the pack of contenders. Chris Brown earned the right to appear on the Runoff Election ballot by garnering 51,565 votes (24.92%) of the overall turnout.

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION #1


KNOX VS. PROVOST

Mike Knox is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council At-Large Position #1. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Mike Knox and Georgia Provost will face off to decide who should represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council At-Large Position #1 council member. Mike Knox was the top-vote-getter on Election Day. Knox garnered 47,456 votes (24.75%) of the overall turnout. Georgia Provost earned the right to have her name appear on the Saturday, December 12, 2015 Runoff Election ballot by garnering 28,402 votes (14.81%) of the overall turnout.

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION #2


ROBINSON VS. DAVIS

Willie Davis is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council At-Large Position #2. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 David W. Robinson and Willie Davis will face off to decide who will represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council At-Large Position #2 council member. David W. Robinson, the incumbent was the top-vote-getter on Election Day. Robinson garnered 60,363 votes (32.60%) of the overall turnout. Willie R. Davis received 41,793 votes (22.57%) of the overall turnout.

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION #4


EDWARDS VS. MORALES

Amanda Knox is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council At-Large Position #4. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Amanda Edwards and Roy Morales will face off to decide who will represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council At-Large Position #4 council member. Amanda dominated the field of contenders by gaining more than 67,175 votes (34.93%) of the overall turnout. However with six other candidates in the race she did reach the 50% threshold and must face off against Roy Morales in the upcoming runoff election. Morales made the runoff by garnering 32,499 votes (16.90%) of the overall turnout.

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE POSITION #5


CHRISTIE VS. MOSES

Sharon Moses is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council At-Large Position #5. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Jack Christie and Sharon Moses will face off to decide who will represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council Position #5 council member. Jack Christie, the incumbent was the top-vote-getter on election night. Christie garnered 83,535 votes (45.99%) of the overall turnout. Sharon Moses received 44,038 votes (24.25%) of the overall turnout to earn the right to have her name appear on the Saturday, December 12, 2015 runoff ballot.

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT F


LE VS. NGUYEN

Richard Nguyen is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council District F. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Steve Le and Richard Nguyen will face off to decide who should represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council District F council member. Steve Le was the top-vote-getter on Election Day as he garnered 4,316 votes (40.38%) of the overall turnout. Richard Nguyen, the incumbent earned the right to have his name appear on the Saturday, December 12, 2015 Runoff Election ballot by holding on to finish second with 3,644 votes (34.09%) of the overall turnout.


CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT H


CISNEROS VS. CISNEROZ

Karla Cisneros is the candidate you should consider in the race for Houston City Council District H. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Karla Cisneros and Jason Cisneroz will face off to decide who should represent the people of Houston as the Houston City Council District H council member. Karla Cisneros was the top-vote-getter on Election Day as she garnered 4,856 votes (34.99%) of the overall turnout. Jason Cisneroz earned the right to have his name appear on the Saturday, December 12, 2015 Runoff Election ballot by finishing second with 3,234 votes (23.30%) of the overall turnout.

HISD BOARD TRUSTEE FOR DISTRICT II


SKILLERN-JONES VS. WILLIAMS

Pastor Larry Williams is the candidate you should consider in the race for HISD Board Trustee for District 2. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Rhonda Skillern-Jones, the incumbent, will face off against Larry Williams in the race for HISD Board Trustee for District II. Skillern-Jones made the runoff by leading all her challenges by a hefty margin. However, she did not reach the 50% threshold and must face off against Williams. Skillern-Jones gained 7,628 votes (45.99%) of the overall turnout. Larry Williams received 4,114 votes (24.80%) of the overall voter turnout.


HISD BOARD TRUSTEE FOR DISTRICT III



RODRIGUEZ VS. LEAL

Manuel Rodriguez is the candidate you should consider in the race for HISD Board Trustee for District 3. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 Manuel Rodriguez, the incumbent, will face off against Jose Leal in the race for HISD Board Trustee for District III. Rodriguez garnered 4,061 votes (46.37%) of the overall voter turnout to make the runoff. Jose Leal garnered 2,622 votes (29.94%) of the overall turnout to finish second and make the runoff.






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