|Birthname||Robert Christopher Bell|
|born on||23 November 1959 at 12:49 (= 12:49 PM )|
|Place||Abilene, Texas, 32n27, 99w44|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||00°44' 03°34 Asc. 23°12'|
American politician, attorney, and former journalist, who was the Democratic nominee in the 2006 election for the office of Governor of Texas, losing to Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Perry by 406,450 votes (Perry 39% versus Bell 30%).
Previously, Bell served five years on the Houston City Council from 1997 to 2001, followed by one term in the United States House of Representatives from Texas' 25th Congressional District in Houston from 2003 to 2005.
Bell is currently an attorney specializing in many forms of litigation, including commercial disputes, copyright infringement, and securities disputes. Prior to practising law, Bell had been a prominent radio journalist in Texas. On 25 January 2015, he announced his candidacy for the non-partisan position of mayor of Houston, eventually finishing fifth in the race.
- business associate/partner relationship with Perry, Rick (born 4 March 1950). Notes: 2006 election for Governor of Texas
Sy Scholfield provided birth report, "Stork News," Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas), 24 November 1959, p. 4. Full name from Texas Birth Index.
- Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Radio)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
- Vocation : Law : Attorney
- Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost (Governor of Texas; Mayor of Houston)
- Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democrat)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office