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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 […]

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.

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