Burt Levine

Political Writer


Burt Levine has been writing for Page Family Publications covering Houston area politics, personalities and public affairs for more than 20 years from both political parties’ perspectives and five area Texas Gulf Coast counties.

Levine was born outside Chicago, grew up outside Los Angeles and after earning his Journalism Public Relations BA from the University of Louisiana served during The First Gulf War in the US Navy with US Marine Corps Fighter Wings. He later served our state and country in public affairs with the Texas Army and Texas Air National Guard.

Levine fervently flies the Flag for Faith, Family, Free Market and Free Enterprise. His passion is public relations for government entities and businesses. He works with candidates, construction, commercial realty and public law firms.

Burt and his wife Sandra, a Registered Nurse, make their home in Houston where they are actively involved at their congregation, veterans groups, chambers of commerce and are most proud of their daughters Chelsea and Samantha.

Burt is Houston Style Magazine's political writer.

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Historic Wins for Houston: Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons Secure Victories

In a night marked by triumph and progress, Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons emerged victorious in their respective races, heralding a new era of leadership for the city. These wins are a testament to their unwavering dedication and the trust the community has placed in their capabilities.

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Primary Early Vote Run-off Races Running to Friday

The Primary Run-off Races are in full swing, with 2,404 voters having participated in early voting since it began on Monday. These crucial elections will determine the candidates who will compete in the November General Election across Harris and Fort Bend counties and throughout Texas. Despite last week's storms, which resulted in the closure of six polling locations, 44 in-person polling sites remain open until 7 PM on Friday, ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, May 28.

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Charlene Ward Johnson Sprints Ahead in HD-139 Runoff Political Race

Houston Community College Trustee Charlene Ward Johnson is racing full speed toward the Democratic Primary Run-Off for Texas House District 139, set for Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Early Voting be- gins on Monday, May 20th, offering voters the chance to decide who will succeed Jarvis Johnson as he runs for the Texas Senate.

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Kathy Blueford Daniels Triumphs in Historic Election for Harris County Central Appraisal Board

Kathy Blueford Daniels, a former Houston ISD Board Trustee, has achieved a historic victory by securing the first-ever elected position on the Harris County Central Appraisal Board. Garnering 50.35% of the county-wide vote during the elections held on Saturday, May 4th, Daniels' win marks a significant milestone in local governance. Her closest competitor, Bill Frazer, a seasoned political figure backed by prominent Republican organizations, secured 46% of the vote, while Ramsey Isa Ankar collected 3.65%.

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Fort Bend Elects: A Snapshot of Early Voting and Civic Engagement

Fort Bend County, renowned for its ethnically diverse and balanced demographic, has seen an enthusiastic voter turnout in early voting ahead of the Saturday, May 4th elections, where key positions in city council, school board, utility board, and central appraisal board will be decided. A notable 7,135 voters made their way to the polls in the first week alone, setting a promising precedent for civic participation.

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Harris County Voters Lead the Charge: Early Voting Kickoff for Critical May 4th Elections

Houston Style Magazine readers are set to be well-informed with the latest details on the significant local elections that just took place. As the early voting period commenced, Harris County presented several pivotal positions to be decided upon, including the race for Senate District 15 and the Harris County Central Appraisal District Board elections.

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Early Voting Kicks Off in Harris County: Cast Your Vote for the Future of Houston’s Leadership

Houston Style Magazine proudly presents a comprehensive guide to the Early Voting period commencing Monday, April 22, 2024, for a pivotal Special Election in Harris County. This election will notably determine who will complete the term for the State Senator District 15 seat, following John Whitmire’s resignation to assume the mayoralty of Houston. As Houstonians gear up for the electoral season, it's crucial to stay informed about the candidates and the impact of their potential leadership.

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Ericka McCrutcheon: Championing Fair Tax Appraisals in Harris County

As Harris County gears up for the General Election on Saturday, May 4, 2024, Ericka McCrutcheon emerges as a standout candidate for the Central Appraisal District Board. With a deep-seated commitment to fairness and community service, McCrutcheon's bid is not just a campaign—it's a promise to ensure equity in tax appraisals for every resident of Harris County.

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Ferrel Bonner's Candidacy: A New Chapter for Fort Bend ISD's Board

As an embodiment of dedication and community service, Ferrel Bonner has embarked on a new journey. With a rich background as a Houston ISD alumnus from Sterling High School and an honored veteran from the US Army Airborne, Bonner is now setting his sights on the Fort Bend ISD School Board, Position 6.

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Houston Commemorates Vietnam Veterans with a New Memorial at Club Creek Park

On the auspicious occasion of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Houston will witness Council Member Edward Pollard fulfilling a heartfelt promise to his father, a valiant U.S. Marine and Vietnam veteran. This Friday at 10 am, Club Creek Park will become the setting of a long-awaited tribute to the heroes of Houston who served in Vietnam.

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