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The Houston Chronicle reported that the TX Supreme Court's decision this week on Houston's 2015 Term Limits Referendum all but ensures voters of the Space City will NOT be seeing the November Mayoral elections that the plaintiffs were hoping to see badly. The TX Supreme Court on Monday, denied plaintiffs' attempts to expedite their case challenging the ballot language that lengthened citywide officeholders' terms from 3 2-year terms to 2 4-year terms back in the November 3rd, 2015 elections, making it unlikely the matter will be resolved before the state's August 21st deadline to o
Houston Chronicle reported today in their City & State section that Houstonians are guaranteed to have a wild 2015 political season with an open Mayoral contest (current Mayor Annise Parker (D) is term-limited from seeking a 4th term next year) on the November ballot, but it could get busier with growing talks of placing the city charter before the voters for possible changes to term limits, the city's revenue cap and other reforms. Whether any of the proposed amendments goes to a vote next May or alongside the mayoral contest next November, the Texas constitution requires a 2-year gap b