Fort Bend County Local Elections

November 7, 2017: General and Special Elections

Following are the local elections on the ballot for the November 7, 2017 Election in Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County Elections Office website.

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Fort Bend County Election

Proposition A

THE ISSUANCE OF FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $218,580,000 AND THE LEVY OF TAXES, IN PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.

Katy ISD Election

Proposition A

THE ISSUANCE OF $609,200,000 SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ACQUISITION AND EQUIPMENT OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT (INCLUDING THE REHABILITATION, RENOVATION, EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT THEREOF), THE PURCHASE OF THE NECESSARY SITES FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS, AND THE PURCHASE OF NEW SCHOOL BUSES AND LEVYING OF THE TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.

Lamar CISD Election

Proposition A

THE ISSUANCE OF $445,451,000 OF BONDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ACQUISITION, AND EQUIPMENT OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS, THE PURCHASE OF SITES FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS, AND THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUSES, AND THE LEVYING OF THE TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.

Stafford MSD Election

Proposition A

THE ISSUANCE OF $62,000,000 BONDS BY THE CITY OF STAFFORD, TEXAS, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE STAFFORD MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ACQUISITION AND EQUIPMENT OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT, INCLUDING THE REPAIR, RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT AND THE PURCHASE OF TECHNOLOGY, THE PURCHASE OF NECESSARY SITES FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND THE PURCHASE OF NEW SCHOOL BUSES AND THE LEVYING OF AN AD VALOREM TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF.

City of Houston Election

Proposition A

The issuance of $1,010,000,000 pension obligation bonds for the purpose of funding a portion of the unfunded liability of the City with respect to the Houston Police Officers' Pension System and the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System as contemplated by the pension reform plan contained in Senate Bill 2190 (adopted in the 85th (2017) Texas Legislature, Regular Session), and the levying of taxes sufficient for the payment thereof and interest thereon.

Proposition B

The issuance of $159,000,000 public safety improvement bonds for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation and equipment of public safety permanent improvements for the police and fire departments and the levying of taxes sufficient for the payment thereof and interest thereon.

Proposition C

The issuance of $104,000,000 park improvement bonds for the conservation, improvement, acquisition, construction and equipment of neighborhood parks, recreational facilities and bayous, including such green spaces along all bayous to create an integrated system of bayou walking, running and bicycle trails to enhance, preserve and protect the health of citizens, water quality, natural habitat and native wildlife and the levying of taxes sufficient for the payment thereof and interest thereon.

Proposition D

The issuance of $109,000,000 public facility improvement bonds for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, remediation and equipment of permanent improvements that support public health and wellness, sanitation and other essential governmental and general services of the City and the levying of taxes sufficient for the payment thereof and interest thereon.

Proposition E

The issuance of $123,000,000 library improvement bonds for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation and equipment of the public library system and the levying of taxes sufficient for the payment thereof and interest thereon.

City of Kendleton Election

Proposition A

Authorization for the adoption of an Ordinance extending the terms of office of the Mayor and City Council members from two (2) year terms to four (4) year terms.

City of Missouri City Election

Councilmember, District A

Yolanda Ford (i)
Sonja Giddings

Councilmember, District B

Jeffrey L Boney

Councilmember, District C

Reggie Abraham (write-in)
Anthony G Maroulis (i)

Councilmember, District D

Floyd Emery (i)

Charter Proposition A

Shall Section 3.05 of Article III of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to clarify that the mayor pro tem of the city council may be elected at the first regular city council meeting following a runoff election?

Charter Proposition B

Shall Subsection 4.01.A of Article IV of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to remove the requirement that the city manager must be bonded at city expense in an amount not less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000)?

Charter Proposition C

Shall Subsections 4.01.D and 4.01.F of Article IV of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to provide that the city manager may appoint, suspend, and remove department directors and assistant city managers without the concurrence of the city council?

Charter Proposition D

Shall Section 4.05 of Article IV of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to allow the city manager to establish, combine, discontinue, redesignate, or combine city departments?

Charter Proposition E

Shall Sections 6.01 and 6.02 of Article VI of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to make the Charter consistent with City of Missouri City Resolution No. R-16-32, adopted on October 17, 2016, changing the City's election date from May to November?

Charter Proposition F

Shall Section 7.01 of Article VII of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to change the name of the city's finance department to the "financial services department?"

Charter Proposition G

Shall Sections 9.01 and 9.03 of Article IX of the Charter of the City of Missouri City be amended to change the City of Missouri City's fiscal year from July 1 through June 30 to October 1 through September 30?

City of Weston Lakes Election

Alderman (vote for 0, 1 or 2)

Linda Harnist (i)
Bill Ragle (i)
EH Gene Riggs
Yvonne Wade Sanchez
NB "Buddy" Williams