Houston mayoral election, 2001

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The Houston Mayoral Election of 2001 took place on November 6, 2001. Incumbent Mayor Lee Brown was re-elected to a third term. Officially the race was non-partisan. None of the candidates received a majority of the votes, so a run-off election was held on December 1, 2001.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Houston mayoral election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Lee Brown 120,108 43%
None Orlando Sanchez 115,526 41%
None Chris Bell 45,575 16%
Houston mayoral election, 2001 Run-Off
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
None Lee Brown 160,507 51%
None Orlando Sanchez 156,124 49%

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