Tribpedia: Gene Locke

Gene Locke is a lawyer and former City Attorney of Houston. He was a candidate in the Dec. 12, 2009, runoff for mayor against City Comptroller Annise Parker. If elected, he would have been the city's second black mayor.

Born in East Texas, Locke graduated from the University of Houston, where he received a bachelor's degree in political ...

The Brief: December 14, 2009

Kinky Friedman’s song “Before All Hell Breaks Loose” begins, “Time to resign from the human race.”   Today, we will find out if he thinks it’s time to do the same in the governor's race.

The Brief: December 11, 2009

If you trust the latest polling, Gene Locke has some sprinting to do today if he wants to catch up in the race to be Houston’s next mayor.

The Brief: November 10, 2009

If Williamson County DA John Bradley is sick of the spotlight, then he got appointed to the wrong commission.  Of course, many people would argue that regardless.  

Annise Parker
Annise Parker

Election Night Results

On an election day notable for its lack of civic activity, Houston voters sent two of their mayoral candidates to a runoff next month, and Texas voters approved all eleven proposed amendments to the state constitution.