"I will be tough but smart on crime, keep our economy growing and ensure city services are working for all Houstonians. I love Houston, as so many of you do. Together we can make it better." - John Whitmire

Meet John

Meet John

Strong leadership and commitment to public service defines John Whitmire. He has spent his adult life working for Houstonians in our state’s Capitol and now John is running for Houston Mayor. From improving public safety by being tough but smart on crime to promoting economic development, especially small businesses, to making City Hall more efficient to benefit everyone, John Whitmire wants to use his years of experience to make Houston a better place to work and live.

Known as a “can do” public servant, John often says, "Houston is not New York or Chicago – we are Houston. We can fix our problems. "

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