2011 Houston mayoral election

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Houston mayoral election, 2011

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Candidate Annise Parker Jack O'Connor Fernando Herrera
Popular vote 59,920 17,265 16,799
Percentage 50.81% 14.64% 14.24%

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Candidate Dave Wilson Kevin Simms
Popular vote 13,858 8,197
Percentage 11.75% 6.95%

Mayor before election

Annise Parker
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Annise Parker
Democratic

The Houston Mayoral Election of 2011 took place on November 8, 2011.

The incumbent Mayor Annise Parker ran for a second two-year term in office and was re-elected. There were four other declared candidates: Long time Houstonian Jack O'Connor, a manufacturing businessman. Native Houstonian, Houston Deputy Fire Chief Fernando Herrera,[1] Kevin Simms, a former volunteer intern in Councilman Jarvis Johnson's office and local businessman Dave Wilson.[2] Nominations close in September.[2]

Results[edit]

Houston mayoral election, 2011[3]
Candidate Votes % ±
Annise Parker (Inc.) 59,920 50.81%
Jack O'Connor 17,265 14.64%
Fernando Herrera 16,799 14.24%
Dave Wilson 13,858 11.75%
Kevin Simms 8,197 6.95%
Amanda Ulman 1,882 1.59%
Turnout 117,921

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fernando Herrera Runs for Houston Mayor". KUHA. 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  2. ^ a b Casey, Rick (24 May 2011). "Extra! Mayor's race is over". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 26 May 2011.
  3. ^ Dean Betz (9 November 2011). "November 2011 election results". Chron. Retrieved 22 June 2015.