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Unless anybody has been living under rocks, the 2019 campaign for Houston, TX Mayor just got kick-started..... Prominent Houston attorney Tony Buzbee has announced his candidacy for the Bayou City's top job. Buzbee was also the legal counsel for then-TX Governor (now US Energy Secretary) Rick Perry in 2014 after Perry was indicted on 2 felony counts. In 2009, Buzbee won the largest jury verdict against BP in history. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University: where he was a member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets (where he served as Battalion Commander) & was named Distinguished Naval Graduate, Distinguished Student, Outstanding NROTC Senior & Outstanding Commander in the Corps of Cadets. Following graduating from TAMU, Buzbee served as Marine Corps infantry officer in the Persian Gulf & Somalia. He commanded the Recon Company of the First Marine Regiment, awarded the Naval Commendation Medal & was promoted to the rank of Captain. https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2018/11/07/mayor-turner-tony-buzbee-sound-off-on-houstons.html https://abc13.com/politics/prominent-attorney-tony-buzbee-to-run-for-mayor-of-houston/4603317/ https://www.texastribune.org/2018/10/31/prominent-attorney-tony-buzbee-says-hes-running-houston-mayor/ Besides Buzbee & Houston, TX Mayor Sylvester Turner (D), who's seeking reelection., there's also the possibility of former Kemah, TX Mayor Bill King (R) seeking a rematch against Turner. Any thoughts on Buzbee running for Houston Mayor & how do you think he'll do ?
In a surprise to nobody, former Houston City Councilwoman At-Large 2 Sue Lovell (D) jumped into the crowded campaign for Houston Mayor, some think she might take more progressive votes away from incumbent Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) in November. Any thoughts on how Lovell's entry will impact the overall contest ? https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Former-Houston-councilwoman-Sue-Lovell-running-14063773.php https://theleadernews.com/lovell-running-for-mayor/
In light of the constant battle over the voter-approved Proposition B from last fall, which Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) is fighting to nullify & dismantle as well as the Turner administration's war on the HFD Firefighters Union & the Houston Fire Department, will this doom his reelection campaign this fall ? https://abc13.com/politics/in-wake-of-prop-b-way-forward-still-not-clear/5311376/ https://www.click2houston.com/news/houston-firefighters-union-to-discuss-prop-b-developments https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Turner-rejects-fire-union-request-to-take-13868295.php