2001 Houston mayoral election

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Houston mayoral election, 2001

← 1999 November 6 and December 1, 2001 2003 →
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Nominee Lee Brown Orlando Sanchez Chris Bell
First round vote 120,108 115,526 45,575
First round percentage 43% 41% 16%
Runoff vote 160,507 156,124
Runoff percentage 51% 49%

Mayor before election

Lee P. Brown
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Lee P. Brown
Democratic

The Houston Mayoral Election of 2001 took place on November 6, 2001. Incumbent Mayor Lee Brown was re-elected to a third term. Officially the race was non-partisan. None of the candidates received a majority of the votes, so a run-off election was held on December 1, 2001.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Houston mayoral election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
None Lee Brown 120,108 43%
None Orlando Sanchez 115,526 41%
None Chris Bell 45,575 16%
Houston mayoral election, 2001 Run-Off
Party Candidate Votes % ±
None Lee Brown 160,507 51%
None Orlando Sanchez 156,124 49%

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