Category archives for: Elections

Fort Bend ISD board asked to call bond election July 21

On July 21, the Fort Bend ISD board was asked to call a $494.5 million bond election for November 2014.  The proposal will address the district’s growth, security concerns and need for technology upgrades.  There is no new tax increases associated with the bond proposal. District officials say the measure will include five new elementary […]

May 10 Election Unofficial Results

Voters/decision-makers less than 7 percent of eligible voters By Elsa Maxey  Of the 274,831 registered voters in Fort Bend, 18,379 or 6.69 percent, reports the county’s Elections Administration, turned out and had their voices heard in this last local election that took place at 129 polling precincts throughout the county. There’s yet another election this […]

Chamber to host Candidates Forum for Richmond elections April 22

The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Department will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fort Bend Country Club, 2627 FM 762, Richmond. Incumbent Mayor Evalyn Moore and challenger Gary Gillen are running for mayor. Gillen currently serves as city commissioner. Gennaro (Gerry) A. […]

Crowded field of candidates for Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees

By Betsy Dolan  Eleven candidates are running for three positions on Fort Bend ISD’s Board of Trustees. Four candidates are vying for the Position 1 spot, vacated by Susan Hohnbaum who is retiring. Position 4 Trustee, Bruce Albright and Position 5 Trustee Dr. Patsy Taylor are making their case for a second term against five […]

Meet the candidates in contested races for the March 4 primary election

By Betsy Dolan  Early voting for the March 4 Republican and Democratic primaries began February 18. Here is a look at the candidates running in contested races. Republican Primary State Board of Education, District 7  David Bradley, the incumbent since 1996, currently serves on the board’s Committee on School Finance/Permanent School Fund. The Beaumont resident is one […]

Voting in the primary

Not to be confused with General Election this May By Elsa Maxey Registered voters are probably aware that there’s a 2014 Texas Primary on Tuesday, March 4th and that early voting is now underway until February 28th.  What some may not be clear about relating to this election is that voters will be asked to […]

Early voting schedule set for March primary election

By Elsa Maxey  The early voting schedule and locations for the March 4 Primary Election in Fort Bend County are in place. County commissioners court approved the early voting dates of February 18 – 28th last week at various locations for local voters in Fort Bend County. Candidate filings for those seeking office from throughout […]

Nine propositions to be on November ballot

The following 9 propositions will appear on the November ballot. They will appear the Fort Bend Voters Guide also. Proposition 1 “The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member […]

Republican Primary Run-off

State Representative, District 26 Rick Miller    6,409 Jacquie Chaumette    4,744 County Commissioner, Precinct No. 1 Bruce Fleming    3,289 Tom Aitchison    1,735

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce hosts candidates forum for State Rep District 26 run-off

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The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum Luncheon for Texas State Representative, District 26 run-off on Monday July 16. Candidates expected to attend are Jacqueline Chaumette and Rick Miller. The luncheon will be held at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, 445 Commerce Green Blvd., Sugar Land 77478 on Monday July […]

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