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Endorsement watch: Byrd for B

The Chron makes its last endorsement of the 2011 cycle.

District B needs effective leadership at City Hall. We believe the lifelong resident and city government veteran Alvin Byrd offers both the experience and knowledge of the district to bring change and hope to this majority-minority district. We recommend a vote for Byrd in the runoff election on Dec. 10. Early voting is under way.

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Alvin Byrd brings the energy and commitment to move District B forward, as his campaign literature urges. We believe he is the right choice for leadership at this critical juncture in the life of the district.

Byrd also picked up the HBAD endorsement a couple of days ago; both that and the Chron endorsement had gone to Kathy Daniels in November. I believe the District B runoff is one with no bad outcome, as both Byrd and Jerry Davis are good candidates. Byrd also reported $23,700 raised on his 8 Day runoff report, which is the only one I’ve seen posted so far, including contributions from State Sen. John Whitmire, State Reps. Borris Miles and Sylvester Turner, Justice of the Peace Zinetta Burney, Peter Brown, and Laurie Robinson. I’ll update this post when I see a report from Davis.

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2 Comments

  1. joshua bullard says:

    jerry davis refused to help with the community partnership breakfast-but quess what?-alvin byrd stepped up for the community where jerry would not-i see the chron has gotten there act together on this one-on this endorsment-i join the chron.com and support alvin byrd and ask all run off voters in district b- vote alvin byrd for city council.

    i support alvin byrd
    4-district b
    joshua ben bullard

  2. [...] noted before, Alvin Byrd received a fair amount of support from elected officials for the runoff. Jerry Davis [...]

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