Harris County Local Elections

May 6, 2017: Local Elections

Following are the local elections on the ballot for the May 6, 2017 Election in Harris County, Texas. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Not all races appear on all ballots. Races that cover all of Texas are listed on our Statewide Elections page. There may be additional elections going on in some of the individual political entities such as cities, school boards or utility districts. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Harris County Elections Office website.

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San Jacinto Community College District Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for San Jacinto College. The San Jacinto College website also features bios of the candidates.

Trustee, Position 1

Rick Guerrero
Erica Davis Rouse

Trustee, Position 2

Ruede Wheeler (i)

Clear Creek ISD Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for Clear Creek ISD.

Trustee, District 2

Chris Reed

Trustee, District 3

Ken Baliker (i)
Arturo Sanchez

Bond Proposition

The authorization of $487 Million in bonds for new schools, safety improvements and campus expansions. See more details.

Houston ISD Election

Proposition 1

Authorizing the board of trustees of the Houston Independent School District to purchase attendance credits from the state with local tax revenues.

Humble ISD Election

Trustee, Position 1

Roli Cruz
Bob Rehak
Robert A Sitton (i)

Trustee, Position 3

Angela Conrad (i)
Christopher D Herron

Trustee, Position 4

Charles Cunningham (i)
Abby Whitmire

Trustee, Position 5

Shawn Biazar
Edgar M Clayton
Cliff Crossett
Lohit Datta-Barua
Martina Lemond Dixon
Robert Panzarella
Jonathan Prevot

Katy ISD Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for Katy ISD.

Trustee, Position 3

Candace Perkins
Ashley Vann (i)
David Velasquez

Trustee, Position 4

Courtney Doyle (i)
Carlos Young

Trustee, Position 5

Henry Dibrell (i)
William Lacy

Pasadena ISD Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for Pasadena ISD.

Trustee, Position 1

Fred Roberts (i)
Roel Saldivar

Trustee, Position 2

Maria Vilma Duran
Mariselle Quijano (i)

Trustee, Position 3

Larry Savala
Nelda R Sullivan (i)

Trustee, Position 4

Jack Bailey (i)
Jóse A Cázares

Pearland ISD Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for Pearland ISD.

Trustee, Position 1

Charles Gooden Jr (i)

Trustee, Position 2

Rusty DeBorde (i)
Mike Floyd

Trustee, Position 3 (Unexpired Term)

Pam Boegler (i)
Trevor Hale
Al Lloyd

Spring Branch ISD Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for Spring Branch ISD.

Trustee, Position 1

Josef D Klam (i)

Trustee, Position 2

Chris Gonzalez (i)
Mary Curry Mettenbrink

City of Deer Park Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Deer Park.

Mayor

Eddie Dove
Betty Lemley
Jerry Mouton (i)

Council, Position 1

Sherry Garrison (i)

Council, Position 2

Thane Harrison (i)

Council, Position 3

Tommy Ginn (i)

City of El Lago Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for the City of El Lago.

Mayor

Mark M Briggs
Tim Rogan
John F Skelton
Ann Vernon

Council, Position I

Darin "Boot" Clark
Jeff Tave

Council, Position II

Jeff Michalak (i)

City of Friendswood Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Friendswood.

Council, Position 2

Sally Harris Branson
Omar Peck

Council, Position 5

David O'Farrell
John Scott (i)

Charter Amendment Proposition 1

Shall Section 3.01 of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to clearly provide that no person shall be elected to serve in any capacity on City Council for more than a total of four three-year terms?

Charter Amendment Proposition 2

Shall Section 3.01 of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to update the year in which elections for each City Council position are scheduled to be held?

Charter Amendment Proposition 3

Shall Section 3.06(c) of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to authorize the City Council to fill by appointment a vacancy on City Council when less than one year remains in the term of office at the time the vacancy occurs?

Charter Amendment Proposition 4

Shall Section 3.11(b) of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to clearly provide that ordinances proposed for an agenda by a member of City Council require approval of a majority of all members of the City Council before forwarding to the City Attorney for approval?

Charter Amendment Proposition 5

Shall Section 3.11(b) of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to eliminate the requirement that a proposed ordinance be posted at City Hall at least 72 hours before first reading while maintaining the requirement that it be posted in at least one public place at least 72 hours before first reading?

Charter Amendment Proposition 6

Shall Section 3.11(b) of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to provide that the reading of an ordinance which requires two readings may take place at either a regular or special Council meeting?

Charter Amendment Proposition 7

Shall Section 3.11(b) of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to clarify that an ordinance requiring two readings is considered rejected if approval on final reading is not obtained within 90 days of the first reading?

Charter Amendment Proposition 8

Shall Section 4.01, subsections (a) and (c), of the Friendswood City Charter be amended to clarify that the appointment or removal of the City Manager shall require an affirmative vote of five or more members of City Council?

City of Hilshire Village Election

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Councilmember, Position 3

Robert L Swanson (i)

Councilmember, Position 4

Bill Bristow
Paul R Maddock (i)

Councilmember, Position 5

David Gunn (i)

City of Humble Election

Mayor

Merle Aaron Sr (i)

Council Member, Place 1

Ross Adkins
Charles "Andy" Curry (i)

Council Member, Place 2

Allen Ray Calfee (i)

City of Jersey Village Election

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Mayor

Justin Ray (i)

Councilmember, Place 2

Greg Holden (i)

Councilmember, Place 3

CJ Harper (i)
Bobby Warren

City of Katy Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Katy.

Mayor

Thomas Hill Adams
Chuck Brawner
Stephen Jurovic

City Council, Ward A

J Gary Jones (i)

City Council, Ward A (Unexpired Term)

Ray Boothe

City Council, Ward B

Jessie Campbell
Kayse Johnson
Jimmy Mendez (i)

Proposed Amendment 1

Shall Article Iii. The Mayor, Section 1. Office Created: Qualifications: Term, be amended by changing language to reflect he shall hold his office for three years? This provision would become effective January 1, 2018.

Proposed Amendment 2

Shall Article Iii. The Mayor, Section 12. Limitation Of Number Of Terms Of Mayor, be amended by changing the term from three (3) consecutive regular two-year terms to reflect two (2) consecutive regular three-year terms? This provision would become effective January 1, 2018.

Proposed Amendment 3

Shall Article Iv. The Council, Section 2. Term, be amended by changing the term from three (3) consecutive regular two-year terms to reflect two (2) consecutive regular three-year terms? This provision would become effective January 1, 2020.

Proposed Amendment 4

Shall Article X. Taxation, Section 4. Board Of Equalization: Appointment: Qualifications: Section 5. Powers Of Board Of Equalization; And Section 6. Records Of The Board Of Equalization, be deleted from the Charter?

Proposed Amendment 5

Shall Article Xi. Franchise, Section 3. Ordinance Granting Franchise, be amended by changing the requirement that every ordinance granting, renewing, extending, or amending a public utility franchise shall be read at three regular meetings of the Council, to reflect that the caption of every ordinance granting, renewing, extending, or amending a public utility franchise shall be read at three regular meetings of the Council?

City of La Porte Election

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At Large, Position B

Dottie Kaminski (i)
Chuck Rosa
Stephen Jurovic

District 1

Danny Earp (i)

District 6

Ron Nowetner
Nancy Ojeda
Larry Stockham

City of Pasadena Election

PLEASE NOTE: Additional Information Regarding the City of Pasadena Election.

Councilmember, District A

Keith Nielsen
Daniel Vela
Felipe Villarreal

Councilmember, District B

Steve Halvorson
Bruce Leamon (i)

Councilmember, District C

Don Harrison

Councilmember, District D

Sammy Casados (i)

Councilmember, District E

Cody Ray Wheeler (i)

Councilmember, District F

Phil Cayten
Larry W Peacock

Councilmember, District G

Cary Bass (i)
Oscar Del Toro
Allen Munz

Councilmember, District H

Brad Hance
April Lance
Thomas Schoenbein
Keith Sargent

City of Pearland Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Pearland.

Mayor

Jimi Amos
Tom Reid (i)
Quentin Wiltz

Councilmember, Position 3

J Darnell Jones
Gary Moore (i)

Councilmember, Position 5 (Unexpired Term)

J David Little
Jude TA Smith

Councilmember, Position 7

GC Sonny Atkins
Terry Gray
Dalia Kasseb
Woody Owens
Sherry Stockwell
Bud Tollefsen

City of Piney Point Village Election

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Alderman, Position 1

John Ebeling (i)
Michael Herminghaus

Alderman, Position 2

J Dale Dodds (i)

Alderman, Position 5

Brian Thompson (i)

City of Seabrook Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Seabrook.

Mayor

Thom Kolupski
Kim Morrell

At-Large, Position 2

Laura Davis
Jared Kelly

At-Large, Position 4

Natalie Picha

City of Shoreacres Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Shoreacres.

Alderman At-Large (vote for 0, 1, 2 or 3)

David Jennings(i)
Jerome McKown(i)
Dawn Moses
Felicia Ramos
Kimberly Sanford (i)
Nancy J Schnell (i)

Proposition

The governing body of the municipality of Shoreacres appointing a City Manager and setting by ordinance the salary of the Manager.

Proposition

The reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Shoreacres at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets.

City of South Houston Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of South Houston.

Mayor

Claudia Melendez
Joe Soto (i)

Alderperson Position 1

Mary Castillo (i)
Rudy Requeño

Alderperson Position 2

Fina Gonzalez
Willie Rios (i)

Alderperson Position 3

Michael Herrera
Cynthia Piña (i)

Alderperson Position 4

Mauro Berrera Jr
Irene Tamayo (i)

Alderperson Position 5

Silvia Gonzalez
Louis Martinez (i)

Proposition

Shall the City Council of the City of South Houston, Texas, be authorized to continue the additional .0025 percent sales and use tax within the City for projects authorized by Section 327.007 of the Texas Tax Code?

City of Stafford Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Stafford.

Mayor

Leonard Scarcella (i)

Councilmember (vote for 0, 1, 2 or 3)

Wen Guerra (i)
Arthur "AJ" Honoré (i)
Virginia Rosas (i)
Lawrence Vaccaro Jr

City of Taylor Lake Village Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations, Dates and Times for the City of Taylor Lake Village.

Mayor

Jon Keeney (i)

Council, Position 2

Doug Blanchard (i)
Collin Leslie

Council, Position 4

Einar Goerland (i)

City of West University Place Election

PLEASE NOTE: Early Voting and Election Day Polling Locations, Dates and Times for the City of West University Place.

Mayor

Sonny Brandtner
Greg J Micek
Susan Sample (i)

Council Member (vote for 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4)

Burt Ballanfant (i)
Bruce Beneke
Kellye Burke
Wayne Franklin
Bob Higley
Michael Kaplan
Mardi Turner (i)
Dick Yehle