Category archives for: Elections

Primary election results

In Fort Bend County, most Democrats run unopposed in the primaries, with the contested races in the primary being on the Republican Party side of the ticket. This year the local Republican contested races included a county commissioner, all the state representative races, a state district judge, the sheriff, and two constables. Voting at press […]

Early voting for May 29 Primary Election underway through May 25

List of locations, dates and times below: LOCATIONS: Rosenberg Annex Building – 4520 Reading Road, Rosenberg, TX Cinco Ranch Branch Library – 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy, TX Hightower High School – 3333 Hurricane Lane, Missouri City, TX Meadows Place City Hall – One Troyan Dr., Meadows Place, TX Missouri City Old Municipal Court Bldg […]

Democrats ready to do battle in elections

By Betsy Dolan Eleven candidates have filed the necessary paperwork to run as Democrats in the 2012 election. The field includes some newcomers as well as some seasoned veterans. Fort Bend County Commissioner Precinct 1 (D) Richard Morrison is the incumbent. He was elected to his first term in 2008. Prior to becoming commissioner Morrison […]

Field of 2012 Republican candidates set (maybe)

By Betsy Dolan Texas’ redistricting tug-of-war may be far from settled but the county’s field of candidates for the general election is now set. The December 19 filing deadline revealed an intriguing cast of experienced Republicans and Democrats. “The Fort Bend Star” will devote the next few weeks profiling these candidates. State Representative HD 26 […]

Signing up to run for the sheriff’s race

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Three Republican Sheriff’s Candidates sign up and pay to run for office. Billy Frank Teague, Troy Nehls and John Minchew.

Democratic attorney announces candidacy for State Representative District 26

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Vy Nguyen announced today that she is entering the race for the newly drawn State Representative District 26. Vy obtained her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Houston and her law degree with Honors from TSU Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She manages her own law firm, is a legal writing […]

Michael Ellison declares for Fort Bend County Sheriff

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Michael Ellison has announced his bid for the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s race in the Democratic primary. Ellison is a 26-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office who lives in Sugar Land with his wife Rossiline, who was his high school sweetheart. They have two grown children and two grandchildren. Ellison is currently a […]

Lee Duggan, lll, announces candidacy for State Rep. in the new HD 85

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Sugar Land businessman Lee Duggan, III, is a conservative Republican running for the newly drawn State Representative House District 85, an open seat. HD 85 includes southwestern Fort Bend County and all of Wharton and Jackson Counties. “I was honored when leaders and members of the community asked me to run for State Representative of […]

Tom Abraham decides not to run for State Representative, House District 26

“After prayerful and careful consideration, I have decided not to run for the state legislative seat for House District 26,” said Tom Abraham, who is currently active as the At Large, Position 1 city council member for the City of Sugar Land and principal as a Regional Director of the Texas Municipal League holding its […]

Will it be alderman for Paul or Mitchell?

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Runoff recount in Sugar Land council District 3 race brings up need to examine voter registration By Elsa Maxey The recent runoff race in Sugar Land has opened up the need to take a serious look at voter registration on the part of the electorate, those of us voting. The petitioned recount for the June […]

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