Fort Bend County Local Elections

May 24th Primary Runoff Elections | May 7th Local Elections | March 1st Primary Elections

May 24, 2016: Primary Runoff Elections

Following are local races on the ballot for the May 24, 2016 Primary Runoff Elections 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. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Fort Bend County Elections Office website.

(i) denotes incumbent

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2016 Republican Primary Runoff Candidates

Judge, County Court-at-Law #5

Ron Cohen
Harold Kennedy

Constable, Pct 1

Mike Beard
Chris Bronsell

Constable, Pct 3

Rob W Cook (i)
Wayne Thompson

2016 Democratic Primary Runoff Candidates

State Representative, District 27

Angelique Bartholomew
Ron Reynolds (i)


May 7, 2016: Local Elections

Following are local races on the ballot for the May 7, 2016 Local Elections in Fort Bend County, Texas. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Not all races appear on all ballots. Additional entities, including some utility districts, are also holding elections. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Fort Bend County Elections Office website or check with your local governing entities.

(i) denotes incumbent

Websites were located by internet searches. If you are a candidate and would like your website added, please send it to us. We do not endorse any candidates or organizations. Thank you for voting!

Fort Bend ISD Election

Trustee, Position 3

Jim Rice (i)

Trustee, Position 7

James Davidson
Sonja Nelson Leonard
Laura Ramirez
Shirley Rose-Gilliam
Dave Rosenthal (i)

Needville ISD Election

Trustee, Position 1

Len Masengale
John F West

Trustee, Position 2

Scott Valchar

City of Arcola Election

Mayor

Felix Alipio
Mary Etta Anderson
Fred A Burton

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

Greg Abarr
Rosemary Bigby
Juanita Duran
Florence Jackson (i)
Abraham Jones
Florencia Martinez (i)
Ernest Villanueva

City of Fulshear Election

Mayor

Tommy Kuykendall (i)
Jeff Roberts

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

Bijay Aryal
Stephen Gill
Tricia Krenek (i)
Dub Miller
James Murdoch

Proposition

Shall the Proposed Home Rule Charter for the City of Fulshear, Texas be adopted?

City of Kendleton Election

Mayor

Darryl Kaye Humphrey, Sr (i)

Councilman, Position 2

Curtis Lavelle Goodjoint (i)

Councilman, Position 3

Josie Young (i)

Councilman, Position 4

Carolyn Kindred Jenkins (i)

Councilman, Position 5

Destiny Faith Phillips (i)

Proposition 1: Terms of Office

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.

Proposition 1: Sales and Tax

The adoption of a sales and use tax within the city of Kendleton at the rate of one-half of one percent, to promote or develop projects defined under section 2 and section 4B of Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statues, including, but not limited to projects for promotion of professional and amateur (including children) sports, athletic, entertainment, tourist, convention, and public park purposes and events, including, ball parks, parks and park facilities, open space improvements, city buildings, museum exhibition facilities, related roads, streets, and water and sewer facilities, and other related improvements that enhance any of these items; to promote or develop new or expanded business enterprises, including public safety facilities, streets and roads, drainage and related improvements, demolition of existing structures, general city owned improvements, affordable housing, and improvements or facilities that are related to any of these projects; and operating and maintenance costs of the city owned projects. This adoption would increase the additional sales and use tax from one-half of one percent to one percent.

City of Missouri City Election

Council Member At-Large, Position 1

Pernell Davis
Jerry Wyatt (i)

Council Member At-Large, Position 2

Cynthia Gary
Chris Preston (i)
Susan Soto

City of Needville Election

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

Kermit Blezinger (i)
Andrew Bohac (i)
Chad Nesvadba
Ernie Stuart

City of Richmond Election

Commissioner

Barry C Beard
Tres D Davis
Carlos A Garcia

Proposition 1

Shall Section 3.01 of the City Charter be amended to increase the number of City Commissioners from two (2) to four (4)?

Proposition 2

Shall Section 3.01 of the City Charter be amended to require all City Commissioners to be elected from single member districts?

Proposition 3

Shall section 6.05 of the City Charter be amended to increase the number of signatures required for a petition for Initiative or Referendum from thirty percent (30%) of the number of votes cast at the last general election of the City or one hundred and fifty (150), whichever is greater to thirty percent (30%) of the number of votes cast at the last general election of the City or three hundred (300), whichever is greater?

Proposition 4

Shall section 6.11 of the City Charter be amended to increase the number of signatures required for a petition for Recall from thirty percent (30%) of the number of votes cast at the last general election of the City or one hundred and fifty (150), whichever is greater to thirty percent (30%) of the number of votes cast at the last general election of the City or three hundred (300), whichever is greater?

Proposition 5

Shall section 7.18 of the City Charter be amended to eliminate the requirement of publishing the summary of the annual audit and instead make the full audit available for public review?

City of Simonton Election

Mayor

Louis J Boudreaux

Councilmembers (vote for 0, 1 or 2)

Laurie Boudreaux (i)
Don Hess
Bill McCown
Mike Meade (i)
Kristi Smith

City of Sugar Land Election

Council Member At-Large Position 1

Himesh Gandhi (i)
Diana Miller

Council Member At-Large Position 2

Ron Block
Mary Joyce
Naomi Lam
Peter J Simons

Proposition 1

Shall Section 1.06 of the City Charter be amended to clarify that the Charter remains whole even if another section or sentence is declared unconstitutional?

Proposition 2

Shall Sections 2.01 and 2.03 of the Charter be amended to increase the current two-year terms for the council members and mayor to three-year terms; change the term limitations from four consecutive terms in a nine year period to three consecutive terms in a ten year period; clarify that the term limitations apply to one person holding any single position; and be effective for the district positions as of the May 2017 election and for the mayor and at-large positions as of the May 2018 election?

Proposition 3

Shall Section 2.06 of the Charter be amended to provide that vacancies for terms greater than 12 months be filled by election, in accordance with the 2011 amendment to the Texas Constitution?

Proposition 4

Shall 2.07 be amended to clarify that the City Council's powers include exclusive jurisdiction over all public property of the City?

Proposition 5

Shall the City Charter be amended to add a new section titled "Interference with Management" to provide that neither the City Council nor any of its individual members shall interfere with the daily operations or direct or give orders to any City Officer or employee who is subject to the direction and supervision of the City Manager except through the City Manager?

Proposition 6

Shall the City Charter be amended to add definitions for the words and phrases "city council", "council", "council member", "member of the city council", and "member of the council" to ensure consistent application and interpretation throughout the charter?

Proposition 7

Shall section 3.04(a)(1) of the City Charter be amended to revise the required petition percentage for initiative and referendum from "a number equal or greater than 30% of those voting in the last city election" to "at least 15% of the registered voters of the city as of the initial petition date?"

Proposition 8

Shall section 3.04 of the City Charter be amended to revise the required petition percentages to recall the mayor or an at-large council member from 25% to 15% of the registered voters of the city as of the initial petition date and to revise the required petition percentages to recall a single-member district council member from 20% to 15% of the registered voters residing in the district as of the initial petition date?


March 1, 2016: Republican and Democratic Primary Election Results

Following are the local races on the ballot for the March 1, 2016 Elections 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. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Fort Bend County Elections Office website.

(i) denotes incumbent

W = Winner, R = Runoff

Websites were located by internet searches. If you are a candidate and would like your website added, please send it to us. We do not endorse any candidates or organizations. Thank you for voting!

2016 Republican Primary Candidates

US Representative, District 9

Jeff Martin W

US Representative, District 22

Pete Olson (i) W

State Senator, District 18

Lois W Kolkhorst (i) W

State Representative, District 26

DF "Rick" Miller (i) W

State Representative, District 27

Ken Bryant W
Mary Walker

State Representative, District 28

John Zerwas (i) W

State Representative, District 85

Phil Stephenson (i) W

Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals

Sherry Radack (i) W

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 4

Evelyn Keyes (i) W

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Kevin Jewell W
Bud Wiesedeppe

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9

Tracy Elizabeth Christopher (i) W

Judge, 240th Judicial District, Unexpired

Chad Bridges (i) W

Judge, 387th Judicial District

Brenda Mullinix (i) W

Judge, 400th Judicial District

Joshua Estes
Maggie Jaramillo (i) W

Judge, 434th Judicial District

James H "Jim" Shoemake (i) W

Judge, 505th Judicial District

David Perwin (i) W

Judge, County Court-at-Law #5

Ron Cohen R
Harold Kennedy R
Lewis White
Frank Yeverino

County Attorney

Roy Cordes Jr (i) W

Sheriff

Frank Cempa
Troy E Nehls (i) W

Tax Assessor-Collector

Patsy Schultz (i) W

County Commissioner, Pct 1

Vincent Morales W

County Commissioner, Pct 3

WA "Andy" Meyers (i) W

Justice of the Peace, Pct 1 Place 1

Gary D Janssen (i) W

Constable, Pct 1

Mike Beard R
Brad Brady
Chris Bronsell R
Randy Dluhy
Billy Guerrero
Daryl Segura

Constable, Pct 3

Rob W Cook (i) R
John Miller
John Minchew
Wayne Thompson R

Constable, Pct 4

Trever Jay Nehls (i) W

Republican County Chair

Michael "Mike" Gibson (i) W
William "Bill" J Michie Jr

2016 Democratic Primary Candidates

US Representative, District 9

Al Green (i) W

US Representative, District 22

Mark Gibson W
AR Hassan

State Senator, District 13

Rodney Ellis (i) W

State Representative, District 26

L "Sarah" DeMerchant W

State Representative, District 27

Angelique Bartholomew R
Steve Brown
Chris Henderson
Ron Reynolds (i) R

State Representative, District 85

John Davis W

Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals

Jim Peacock W

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 4

Barbara Gardner W

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Jim Sharp
Candance White W

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9

Peter M Kelly W

Judge, 240th Judicial District, Unexpired

Frank J Fraley W

Judge, 400th Judicial District

Teana Watson W

Judge, County Court-at-Law #5

Brian M Middleton W

Sheriff

Michael V Ellison W

County Commissioner, Pct 1

Richard Morrison (i) W

Constable, Pct 1

Mark Salinas W

Constable, Pct 2

Ruben Davis (i) W
Daryl L Smith

Democratic County Chair

Donald W Bankston (i)
Cynthia M Ginyard W