District K Council member-elect Tatum to be sworn in Wednesday
Residents in southwest Houston's District K again will have a voice on City Council this Wednesday as Martha Castex-Tatum is sworn in and takes her seat at the council horseshoe.
Castex-Tatum earned roughly 65 percent of the vote in a nine-way race May 5 to succeed the late councilman Larry Green, who died of a drug overdose in March.
Castex-Tatum, 48, has served as a staff member in Green's office. A Houston native, she grew up in the Keswick/Ramblewood neighborhood and attended Grissom Elementary, Parker Elementary and Welch Middle School in what is now District K.
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