Fort Bend County Local Elections

May 6, 2017: Local Elections

Following are the local elections on the ballot for the May 6, 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 ISD Candidates

Trustee, Position 1

Jason Burdine (i)
Lorenzo Angelo DeCamps

Trustee, Position 4

Rodrigo Carreon
Shirley Rose-Gilliam
Kristin Tassin (i)

Trustee, Position 5

Lorena Dueñas
KP George (i)

Katy ISD Candidates

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

Lamar CISD Candidates

Trustee, Single-Member District 1

Kathryn "Mrs K" Kaminski (i)
Karen Mendoza

Trustee, Single-Member District 2

Kay Danziger (i)

Trustee, Single-Member District 3

James Beebe
Mandi Bronsell

Trustee, Single-Member District 6

Anna M Gonzales (i)
Joe Hubenak

City of Arcola TX Candidates

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

Evelyn Jones (i)
Rosie Rojas (i)
Glenn "Bam Bam" Sanco (i)
LaTonya T Wright

Village of Fairchilds TX Candidates

Proposition

SHALL A ONE PERCENT (1%) SALES AND USE TAX BE ADOPTED WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF FAIRCHILDS.

City of Fulshear TX Candidates

Council Member, District 1

Jason Cherubini
Dana Hollingsworth

Council Member, District 5

Kaye Kahlich

Council Member, At Large

Debra L Cates
Jim Fatheree

City of Katy TX Candidates

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 Needville TX Candidates

Mayor

Ernie Stuart
Delbert Wendt (i)

Alderman (vote for 0, 1 or 2)

Kermit Blezinger
William "Grady" Kubenka
Scott McElrath

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

Village of Pleak TX Candidates

Proposition

The adoption of a local sales and use tax in The Vilage of Pleak at the rate of 1.25%.

City of Richmond TX Candidates

Mayor

Tres Dale Davis
Evalyn Wendt Moore (i)

City of Rosenberg TX Candidates

Mayor

William "Bill" Benton
Cynthia McConathy (i)
Edmund D Samora

Council At-Large Position 1

Jacob Balderas
Rudy Cuellar

Council At-Large Position 2

Amanda J Barta (i)

Proposition 1

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to change the length of each elected term for the Mayor and City Council Members from two to three years?

Proposition 2

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to change the qualifications regarding residency to be a candidate for mayor and city council from 6 months to 12 months continuous residency before the first allowed filing date for the election within the City and the State, and for City Council district positions from 6 months to 12 months continuous residency before the first allowed filing date for the election within that district?

Proposition 3

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to change the qualification to be a candidate for mayor and each other member of the city council to raise the age from having to be at least eighteen to having to be twenty-one years of age on the first day of the term of office that candidate is seeking?

Proposition 4

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to increase compensation paid to its members from $200.00 to $700.00 per month for city council members and from $300.00 to $900.00 per month for the Mayor?

Proposition 5

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to change the language currently providing designation of an accountant to complete the annual independent audit from "qualified public accountant" to "Certified Public Accountant"?

Proposition 6

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter to expand the time period for the City Manager's required submission of the annual budget from the current period of sixty to ninety days to a period of forty-five to ninety days prior to the beginning of each fiscal year?

Proposition 7

Shall the City of Rosenberg amend its Charter relating to Initiatives in order to establish a petition verification process, assigning duties to the City Secretary regarding petition verification and supplementation in compliance with the Texas Election Code, and lengthening the time period for the petition to be verified and submitted to Council?

Resolution

The City of Rosenberg shall oppose the extension of Avenue B to River Road and deny any and all funding for the project.

City of Stafford TX Candidates

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 Sugar Land TX Candidates

Council Member, District 4

Sean Burnett
Qaisar Q Imam
Carol McCutcheon