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2024 Texas Elections

Two Houston Democrats face off in back-to-back elections for John Whitmire’s open state Senate seat

State Rep. Jarvis Johnson and emergency room nurse Molly Cook are duking it out in a sleepy special election to briefly occupy the seat vacated when Whitmire was elected mayor.

Molly Cook, an emergency room nurse, and state Rep. Jarvis Johnson, D-Houston, are facing facing each other in a special election to replace former state Sen. and Houston Mayor John Whitmire in Senate District 15.

A ‘completely different’ race

Cook targets Johnson voting record, PAC support

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