Welcome Houston's new mayor

John Whitmire

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John Whitmire has spent the last 50 years representing Houston and Harris County in the state Legislature, serving 40 of those years in the Texas State Senate.

According to his campaign website, Whitmire wants to use his years of experience to make Houston a better place to work and live.

He plans to be “tough but smart” on crime while supporting economic development geared toward small businesses.

Whitmire believes improving neighborhoods starts with a focus on public safety.

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Your voice, your vote

Houston’s 2023 Mayoral Election

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This November, Houstonians will elect a new mayor for the first time in nearly a decade.

As part of the Landing’s election coverage, we spent the summer creating an election guide with questions and concerns for mayoral candidates that came directly from Houstonians.

(Mark Mulligan for Houston Landing)
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