Houston Runoff Election Results: Watch returns for mayor, city council, Bellaire and HISD races here

Houston Runoff Election results
Houston voters decided several races in runoff elections on Dec. 14. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Houston voters decided several races in runoff elections on Dec. 14. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Election returns from Harris County will be posted here as they become available. Refresh the page to see the most current data.

Update at 10:30 p.m. — The only race now too close to call is the Houston City Council District H contest, with incumbent Karla Cisneros holding on with a lead of 89 votes—a less than 1 percentage-point margin.

Update at 10:05 p.m. — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's reelection seems to be secure with a 15-point lead over Tony Buzbee.

Update at 9:45 p.m. — After a significant update bringing 145 voting centers reporting out of 385, Houston City Council District H incumbent Karla Cisneros is in danger of losing her lead. Challenger Isabel Longoria has closed a gap of 300 votes after early voting to fewer than 30.

Update at 8:30 p.m. — More results are trickling in, with existing leads among incumbents remaining solid. Abbie Kamin commands a 3,000-vote lead over Shelley Kennedy, putting her in good standing in the Houston City Council District C Race. In Bellaire, business owner Jim Hotze has pulled a considerable showing against incumbent David Montague.

Update at 7:30 p.m. — Early voting results are in, with Mayor Sylvester Turner and other incumbents starting out with the lead.

City of Houston


City Council, At-Large Position 1

City Council, At-Large Position 2

City Council, At-Large Position 3

City Council, At-Large Position 4

City Council, At-Large Position 5

City Council, District A

City Council, District C

City Council, District D

City Council, District F

City Council, District H

City Council, District J

Bellaire City Council

City Council, Position 4

City Council, Position 6

Houston ISD board of trustees

Board of Trustees, District 2

Board of Trustees, District 4

By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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