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In Houston mayoral race, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and state Sen. John Whitmire head to a runoff

The two well-known Democrats led a crowded field, but neither captured a majority of the vote. The runoff will be Dec. 9.

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, and state Sen. John Whitmire speak at their watch parties on Election Day, Nov. 7, 2023, in Houston.

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