Turner says candidate doesn't have his endorsement despite photo on mailer
Mayor Sylvester Turner said Friday that a candidate for his former statehouse seat who used his photo on a campaign mailer did so without his permission.
The mailer was sent by District 139 Democratic hopeful Randy Bates, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Jarvis Johnson for the northwest Houston district.
"The clear intention was to give a misleading impression that I support his candidacy," Turner said. "Let me be clear: I have not endorsed any candidate in the race for District 139. Mr. Bates was wrong to use my photo without my permission, and he should make it clear to... read more
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