<div id=”fb-root”></div><script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3″; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script><div class=”fb-post” data-href=”https://www.facebook.com/senatorrodneyellis/posts/10153213770622032″ data-width=”500″><div class=”fb-xfbml-parse-ignore”><blockquote cite=”https://www.facebook.com/senatorrodneyellis/posts/10153213770622032″><p>I commend Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on his selection of Gene Locke to serve out the remainder of El Franco Lee’s…</p>Posted by <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/senatorrodneyellis/”>Rodney Ellis</a> on <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/senatorrodneyellis/posts/10153213770622032″>Saturday, January 23, 2016</a></blockquote></div></div>

Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) confirmed he would run for Harris Co. Commissioner, opening his Senate seat for the first time in 25 years.

Several Houston City Council members are considering their own runs for the office, including Dwight Boykins, C.O. Bradford, Jerry Davis and Larry Green. Former city attorney Gene Locke was appointed to finish out the late El Franco Lee’s term earlier this week. Locke said he did not intend to seek a full term.

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