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A first look at Houston's 2013 elections

by: kuff

Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 05:57 AM CST

(Thanks to Charles Kuffner for this detailed first look into Houston's upcoming November elections.   - promoted by Katherine Haenschen)

Dist        Name     Cash on hand



Myr       Parker        1,281,657

Ctrl     R Green            9,983

AL 1    Costello           57,345

AL 2       Burks            3,160

AL 4    Bradford           20,590

AL 5    Christie           14,535

A          Brown           22,641

B          Davis           64,211

C          Cohen           45,597

F          Hoang            6,429

G     Pennington          119,951

H       Gonzalez           57,899

J         Laster           31,816

K        L Green            9,107

It is 2013, right? So while we have the SD06 special election and the new legislative session to worry about, it's not too early to start talking about the 2013 elections. Let's start with a peek at the campaign finance reports from last July of the Houston officeholders who will be on the ballot this November, at right.

I omitted the three Council members who are term-limited out (Melissa Noriega, Wanda Adams, and James Rodriguez), as well as newly-elected Dave Martin, since his July report would not be relevant. Normally there would have been five open seats this year, but with Mike Sullivan stepping down due to his successful candidacy for Tax Assessor and Jolanda Jones losing in 2011, there are only three vacancies, and as such there will likely be a stampede for those seats. But we'll get to that in a minute.

Below the jump, let's take a closer look at where the non-term limited incumbents are.

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