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Interview with Mike Laster

Mike Laster

Our third and final candidate in District J is Mike Laster. Laster is an attorney and neighborhood activist who has also been active in Democratic politics. He ran in 2009 for District F, losing in the runoff to Council Member Al Hoang. Like the other two candidates, Laster is a resident of Sharpstown. Here’s our conversation:

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You can find a list of all interviews for this cycle, plus other related information, on my 2011 Elections page.

UPDATE: Laster does have a webpage, which I have linked to above. My apologies for the confusion.

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