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The Houston Mayoral Election of 1991 took place on November 5, 1991. The race was officially non-partisan. Bob Lanier defeated five term incumbent mayor Kathy Whitmire. A run-off election was held on December 7, 1991.



Houston mayoral election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Bob Lanier 138,096 44%
Nonpartisan Sylvester Turner 113,782 36%
Nonpartisan Kathy Whitmire 63,613 20%
Houston mayoral election, 1991 Run-off
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Bob Lanier 152,792 53%
Nonpartisan Sylvester Turner 135,173 47%


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