FINAL ELECTION RESULTS 2019: Houston City Council incumbents fare well, but most races will go to a runoff

Houston election 2019
All Houston City Councl district seats are up for election.

All Houston City Councl district seats are up for election.

Update: 7 a.m. Nov. 6 — Final election results are in and updated results are posted below. Most district races will go to a runoff on Dec. 14, with the exception of districts E, G, I and K. Tallies below include votes in Fort Bend and Montgomery counties.

Update: 2 a.m. Nov. 6

As of 2 a.m. election night, only 176 of Harris County’s 757 voting centers reported election results.

A statement from Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman on Nov. 1 warned of slow returns but declined to give a definitive timeline. A recent change in reporting procedure requirements from Texas Secretary of State was anticipated to cause delays, Trautman said.

Original post: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4


All 16 of Houston's City Council seats are up for election, including 11 district seats and five at-large seats.

Below are the voting results from Harris County for each district city council race as of 2 a.m. Tallies do not include Fort Bend County results. Candidates are listed in the order they appear on the ballot.

Check this post for periodic updates. All results are unofficial until canvassed.

If no candidate wins 50%) of the overall vote, the top two candidates advance to a runoff election held on Dec. 14.

DISTRICT A


Mehdi Cherkaoui: 781 (8.63%)

Amy Peck: 4,029 (44.49%)

Marina Angelica Coryat: 750 (8.28%)

Lois Myers: 817 (9.02%)

George Harry Zoes: 1,577 (17.42%)

Iesheia Ayers-Wilson: 1,101 (12.16%)

DISTRICT B


Alice Kirkmon: 818 (5.15%)

Ben White, Jr.: 717 (4.51%)

Karen "KKC" Kossie-Chernyshev: 1,398 (8.80%)

Robin J. Anderson: 321 (2.02%)

Broderick F. Butler: 302 (1.90%)

Alvin D. Byrd: 1,624 (10.22%)

Cynthia Bailey: 2,297 (14.46%)

Prince E. W. Bryant II: 879 (5.53%)

Karisma D. Gillam: 174 (1.10%)

Tarsha Jackson: 3,306 (20.81%)

Kenneth Perkins: 746 (4.70%)

Renee Jefferson Smith: 2,131 (13.41%)

Huey German-Wilson: 327 (2.06%)

Alyson Quintana: 846 (5.33%)

DISTRICT C


Kevin Walker: 561 (3.31%)

Amanda Wolfe: 619 (3.65%)

Michelle Ganz: 235 1.39%)

Sean P. Marshall: 281 (1.66%)

Gladys House: 279 (1.65%)

Mary Jane Smith: 2,427 (14.31%)

Bob Nowak: 681 (4.02%)

Abbie Kamin: 5,318 (31.36%)

Rodney Hill: 398 (2.35%)

Daphne Scarbrough: 340 (2.00%)

Candelario Cervantez: 699 (4.12%)

Greg Meyers: 2,392 (14.11%)

Shelley Kennedy: 2,728 16.09%)

DISTRICT D


Jerome Provost: 1,254 (10.45%)

Ken Moore: 409 (3.41%)

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz: 2,289 (19.08%)

T. “Nissi” Hamilton: 163 (1.36%)

Carla Brailey: 1,467 (12.23%)

Mike Grissom: 406 (3.38%)

Travis McGee: 803 6.69%)

Brad "Scarface" Jordan: 1,419 (11.83%)

Dontrell L. Montgomery: 87 (0.73%)

Anthony Kirk Allen: 435 (3.63%)

Dennis Griffin: 213 (1.78%)

Rashad Cave: 1,374 (11.45%)

Terrill D. Thomas: 134 (1.12%)

Marlon A. Christian: 229 (1.91%)

Andrew C. Burks, Jr.: 1,245 (10.38%)

Jeremy Darby: 68 (0.57%)

DISTRICT E


Dave Martin (incumbent): 19,170 (77.05%)

Sam Cleveland: 5,710 (22.95%)

DISTRICT F


Tiffany D. Thomas: 1821 (39.04%)

Jesus Zachary Zamora: 259 (5.55%)

G. "John" Nguyen: 205 (4.40%)

Richard Nguyen: 830 (17.80%)

Anthony Nelson: 332 ( 7.12%)

Van Huynh: 1214 (26.03%)

Adekunle "Kay" Elegbede: 3 (0.06%)

DISTRICT G


Tom Baker: 1,546 (11.23%)

Greg Travis (incumbent): 9,593 (69.70%)

Crystal Pletka: 2,625 (19.07%)

DISTRICT H


Gaby Salcedo: 472 (9.02%)

Cynthia Reyes-Revilla: 1,250 (23.89%)

Karla Cisneros (incumbent): 2,058 (39.33%)

Isabel Longoria: 1,452 (27.75%)

DISTRICT I


Robert Gallegos (incumbent): 3,235 (68.41%)

Richard “Rick” Gonzales: 1,494 (31.59%)

DISTRICT J


Andrew “Drew” Patterson: 276 (9.25%)

Barry Curtis: 597 (20.01%)

Sandra Rodriguez: 778 (26.08%)

Nelvin Adriatico: 179 (6.00%)

Federico “Freddie” Cuellar II: 99 (3.32%)

Edward Pollard: 979 (32.82%)

Rafael Galvan: 75 (2.51%)

DISTRICT K


Gerry Vander-Lyn: 1,484 (13.33%)

Martha Castex-Tatum: (incumbent): 7,343 (65.96%)

Kim Sauke: 2,305 (20.70%)

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By Emma Whalen
Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Houston City Hall reporter. Previously, she covered public health, education and features for several Austin-area publications. A Boston native, she is a former student athlete and alumna of The University of Texas at Austin.