1989 Houston mayoral election

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Houston mayoral election, 1989

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  Kathy Whitmire (1).jpeg Fred Hofheinz UH (1) (a).jpeg
Nominee Kathy Whitmire Fred Hofheinz
Popular vote 176,342 88,971
Percentage 63% 32%

Mayor before election

Kathy Whitmire
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Kathy Whitmire
Democratic

The Houston Mayoral Election of 1989 took place on November 7, 1989. Incumbent Mayor Kathy Whitmire was re-elected to a fifth term. It was the last election of someone over three terms. (Before the Term Limits).

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Houston mayoral election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±
None Kathy Whitmire 176,342 63%
None Fred Hofheinz 88,971 32%
None Ted Walker 5,615 2%
None Rosie Walker 4,667 2%
None Shelby Oringderff 2,018 1%