List of mayors of Houston
|Mayor of Houston|
|Term length||Four years, renewable once (effective 2016)|
|Inaugural holder||James S. Holman|
|Formation||Houston City Charter|
Until 2015, the term of the mayor was two years. Beginning with the tenure of Bob Lanier, the city charter imposed term limits on officeholders of no more than three terms (six years total). On November 3, 2015, voters approved Proposition 2, which extended the terms of the Mayor, City Controller and City Councilmembers to four years, while imposing a limit of two terms.
List of mayors of HoustonEdit
Living former mayorsEdit
|Name||Mayoral term||Date of birth|
|Fred Hofheinz||1974–1977||March 15, 1938|
|Kathy Whitmire||1982–1991||August 15, 1946|
|Lee Brown||1998–2004||October 4, 1937|
|Bill White||2004–2010||June 16, 1954|
|Annise Parker||2010–2016||May 17, 1956|
- "Timeline". Women in Texas History. Austin: Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women's History. Retrieved April 14, 2017.