Houston mayoral election, 2011

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The Houston Mayoral Election of 2011 took place on November 8, 2011.

The incumbent Mayor Annise Parker ran for a second two-year term in office and was re-elected. There were four other declared candidates: Long time Houstonian Jack O'Connor, a manufacturing businessman. Native Houstonian, Houston Deputy Fire Chief Fernando Herrera,[1] Kevin Simms, a former volunteer intern in Councilman Jarvis Johnson's office and local businessman Dave Wilson.[2] Nominations close in September.[2]

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  1. ^ "Fernando Herrera Runs for Houston Mayor". KUHA. 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 
  2. ^ a b Casey, Rick (24 May 2011). "Extra! Mayor's race is over". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 26 May 2011.