Houston elections, 2009

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2009 Elections for the City of Houston took place on May 9, June 12, and November 3, 2009. All City Council Posts, the City Controller, and the Mayor all had elections. All positions are non-partisan.

Mayor[edit]

See Houston mayoral election, 2009

Candidates listed in order of how they appear on the official ballot.[1]

Houston mayoral candidates (from left to right) Gene Locke, Roy Morales, Annise Parker, and Peter Brown at a May 2009 debate.

City Controller[edit]

Incumbent Controller Annise Parker will be unable to run for a fourth term due to term limits. She is running for Mayor.

Candidates[edit]

  • City Councilman Ronald Green[2]
  • City Councilwoman Pam Holm[3]
  • City Councilman M.J. Khan[4]

City Council At-large 1[edit]

Incumbent Peter Brown will not be seeking a third term because he is running for Mayor.

Candidates[edit]

  • Lonnie Allsbrooks[5]
  • Brad Batteau[6]
  • Don Cook[7]
  • Stephen Costello[8]
  • Karen Derr[9]
  • Education Trustee Herman Litt[10]
  • Kenneth Perkins[11]
  • Rick Rodriguez[12]

Endorsements[edit]



Results[edit]

Houston City Council At-large 1 election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Stephen Costello 30,672 24%
None Karen Derr 25,227 20%
None Herman Litt 19,014 15%
None Rick Rodriguez 18,330 15%
None Don Cook 12,195 10%
None Kenneth Perkins 10,396 9%
None Brad Batteau 7,725 6%
None Lonnie Allsbrook 3,128 2%

City Council At-large 2[edit]

Incumbent Sue Lovell will be seeking a third term.

Candidates[edit]

  • Andrew Burks
  • Michael Griffin[13]
  • Incumbent City Councilwoman Sue Lovell[14]
  • Rozzy Shorter[15]

City Council At-large 3[edit]

Incumbent Melissa Noriega will be seeking a second full term. So far she is unopposed.

Candidates[edit]

City Council At-large 4[edit]

Incumbent Ronald Green will be unable to run for a fourth term due to term limits. He is running for City Controller.

Candidates[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

City Council At-large 5[edit]

Incumbent Jolanda Jones will be seeking a second term.

Candidates[edit]

  • Jack Christie
  • Dr. Davetta Daniels
  • Incumbent City Councilwoman Jolanda Jones[21]
  • Carlos Obando

Endorsements[edit]

City Council District A[edit]

Incumbent Toni Lawrence will be unable to run for a fourth term due to term limits.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District A election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Brenda Stardig 5,745 32%
None Lane Lewis 3,929 22%
None Amy Peck 2,879 16%
None Jeff Downing 2,367 13%
None Darrell Rodriguez 1,387 8%
None Bob Schoellkopf 950 5%
None Alex Wathen 769 4%

City Council District B[edit]

Incumbent Jarvis Johnson will be seeking a third term. So far he is unopposed.

Candidates[edit]

  • Roger Bowden[29]
  • Incumbent City Councilman Jarvis Johnson[30]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District B election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Jarvis Johnson 10,014 82%
None Roger Bowden 2,199 18%

City Council District C[edit]

Incumbent Anne Clutterbuck will be seeking a third term.

Candidates[edit]

There also is an official write-in candidate for the District C race:

  • Alfred Molison[33]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District C election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Anne Clutterbuck 17,644 82%
None Randy Locke 3,777 17%
None Alfred Molison 156 1%

City Council District D[edit]

Incumbent Wanda Adams will be seeking a second term.

Candidates[edit]

  • Incumbent City Councilwoman Wanda Adams[34]
  • Larry McKinzie[35]
  • Jordan Otis[36]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District D election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Wanda Adams 15,995 78%
None Larry McKinzie 2,333 11%
None Jordan Otis 2,290 11%

City Council District E[edit]

Incumbent Mike Sullivan will be seeking a second term.

Candidates[edit]

  • Wayne Garrison[37]
  • Incumbent City Councilman Mike Sullivan[38]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District E election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Mike Sullivan 14,801 74%
None Wayne Garrison 5,166 26%

City Council District F[edit]

Incumbent M.J. Khan will be unable to run for a fourth term due to term limits. He is running for City Controller.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District F election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Mike Laster 2,436 26%
None Al Hoang 2,351 25%
None Khalid Khan 1,859 19%
None Joe Chow 1,061 11%
None Lewis Cook 778 8%
None Robert Kane 536 6%
None Peter Acquaro 533 5%

City Council District G[edit]

Incumbent Pam Holm will be unable to run for a fourth term due to term limits. She is running for City Controller.

Candidates[edit]

  • George Foulard[46]
  • Dexter Handy[47]
  • Oliver Pennington[48]
  • Richard Sedita[49]
  • Education Trustee Mills Worsham[50]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District G election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Oliver Pennington 15,880 59%
None Mills Worsham 4,772 18%
None George Foulard 2,870 11%
None Richard Sedita 1,679 6%
None Dexter Handy 1,675 6%

City Council District H[edit]

Before the end of his term, Adrian Garcia resigned to become the Harris County sheriff. After a crowded Special Election, Edward Gonzalez and Maverick Welsh went into a Run off. Gonzalez won the run off and now is going to General Election unopposed.

Candidates[edit]

Special Election[edit]

  • Gonzalo Camacho[51]
  • Yolanda Navarro Flores
  • James Partsch-Galvan[52]
  • Lupe Garcia[53]
  • Edward Gonzalez[54]
  • Hugo Mojica[55]
  • Rick Rodriguez[56]
  • Maverick Welsh[57]
  • Larry Williams

General Election[edit]

  • Incumbent City Councilman Edward Gonzalez[58] (Democratic)

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District H election, 2009 Special
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Edward Gonzalez 1,298 31%
None Maverick Welsh 1,115 27%
None Yolanda Navarro-Flores 757 18%
None Rick Rodriguez 395 10%
None Larry Williams 310 7%
None Lupe Garcia 111 3%
None Gonzalo Camacho 109 3%
None Hugo Mojica 37 1%
Houston City Council District H election, 2009 Special Run-off
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Edward Gonzalez 2,854 61%
None Maverick Welsh 1,826 39%
Houston City Council District H election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Ed Gonzalez 9,379 100%

City Council District I[edit]

Incumbent James Rodriguez will be seeking a second term. So far he is unopposed.

Candidates[edit]

  • Incumbent City Councilman James Rodriguez[59]

Results[edit]

Houston City Council District I election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None James Rodriguez 6,016 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harris County Official Sample Ballot - 2009". Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
  2. ^ Ronald Green for Controller
  3. ^ Pam Holm for Controller
  4. ^ MJ Khan for Controller
  5. ^ Lonnie Allsbrooks for City Council
  6. ^ Brad Batteau
  7. ^ The Progressive Coalition
  8. ^ Stephen Costello for City Council
  9. ^ Karen Derr for City Council
  10. ^ Herman Litt in Off the Kuff
  11. ^ Kenneth Perkins
  12. ^ Rick Rodriguez for City Council
  13. ^ Michael Griffin
  14. ^ Sue Lovell, City Councilwoman
  15. ^ Rozzy Shorter in Off the Kuff
  16. ^ Melissa Noriega, City Councilwoman
  17. ^ C.O. Bradford for City Council
  18. ^ Noel Freeman for City Council
  19. ^ Curtis Garmon for City Council
  20. ^ The Progressive Coalition
  21. ^ Jolanda Jones, City Councilwoman
  22. ^ Jeff Downing for City Council
  23. ^ Lane Lewis for City Council
  24. ^ Amy Peck for City Council
  25. ^ Darrel Rodriguez
  26. ^ Bob Schoellkopf
  27. ^ [1]
  28. ^ Alex Wathen for City Council
  29. ^ Roger Bowden
  30. ^ Jarvis Johnson, City Councilman
  31. ^ Anne Clutterbuck, City Councilwoman
  32. ^ Randolph Locke
  33. ^ Alfred Molison for District C
  34. ^ Wanda Adams, City Councilwoman
  35. ^ Larry McKinzie
  36. ^ Jordan Otis
  37. ^ Wayne Garrison for City Council
  38. ^ Mike Sullivan, City Councilman
  39. ^ Peter Acquaro for City Council
  40. ^ Lewis Cook for City Council
  41. ^ Joe Chow for City Council
  42. ^ [2]
  43. ^ Robert Kane for City Council
  44. ^ Khalid Khan
  45. ^ [3]
  46. ^ George Foulard for City Council
  47. ^ Dexter Handy for City Council
  48. ^ Oliver Pennington for City Council
  49. ^ Richard Sedita for City Council
  50. ^ Mills Worsham for City Council
  51. ^ Gonzalo Camacho for City Council
  52. ^ James Partsch-Galvan
  53. ^ Lupe Garcia for City Council
  54. ^ Edward Gonzalez for City Council
  55. ^ Hugo Mojica for City Council
  56. ^ Rick Rodriguez for City Council
  57. ^ Maverick Welsh for City Council
  58. ^ Edward Gonzalez for City Council
  59. ^ James Rodriguez, City Councilman

See also[edit]