Runoff Election Results – Sylvester Turner defeats Bill King in tight race

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HOUSTON - The Bayou City has a new mayor. Mayor-elect Sylvester Turner squeaked by opponent Bill King in a tight runoff.  Factoring in votes from Montgomery County (69 votes for Bill King, 22 for Sylvester Turner) and Fort Bend County (277 votes for King, 3,728 votes), Turner beat King with 108,379 votes to 104,307.

King spoke to supporters at around 10:30 p. m. and conceded the race to Turner at that time (hear some of that speech in video below).

Turner addressed his supporters about his big win just a few minutes before 11p. m.  (hear some of that speech in video above).

Total Number of Voters: 209,817 of 982,420 = 21.36% (Harris County)

Precincts reporting 896 of 896 = 100% (Harris County)

 
City of Houston, Mayor

Bill King 49.84% (103,,961 votes)

Sylvester Turner 50.16% (104,639 votes)


City of Houston, Council Member, District F

Richard Nguyen 48.57%

Steve Le  51.43%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, District H

Karla Cisneros 54.86%

Jason Cisneroz 45.14%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, District J

Mike Laster 64.69%

Jim Bigham 35.31%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, At-Large Position 1

Mike Knox 51.68%

Georgia Provost 48.32%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, At-Large Position 2

David W. Robinson 54.48%

Willie R. Davis 45.52%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, At-Large Position 4

Amanda Edwards 61.52%

Roy Morales 38.48%

 

City of Houston, Council Member, At-Large Position 5

Jack Christie 58.43%

Sharon Moses 41.57%

 

City of Houston, Controller

Chris B. Brown 52.28%

Bill Frazer 47.72%

 

Houston ISD, Trustee, District II

Rhonda Skillern-Jones 70.46%

Larry Williams  29.54%

 

Houston ISD, Trustee, District III

Manuel Rodriguez 55.90%

Jose Leal 44.10%

 

*** Check out this link for the all the latest Harris County election numbers from Saturday. ***