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Houston voters set to pick mayor, City Council in runoff

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - Voters in Houston are heading to the polls Saturday for runoffs in municipal elections, including for mayor.
Democrat and incumbent Sylvester Turner is favored over challenger Tony Buzbee, a millionaire trial lawyer, after the two gathered the most votes in a 12-candidate general election in November. Turner needed more than 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff. He got almost 49%, while Buzbee finished second with 29%.
Turner, who shepherded Houston through the devastating floods of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, has highlighted Buzbee's ties to President Donald Trump, who remains deeply...
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