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The Houston Voters Guide

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Runoff elections are scheduled for Saturday, December 14.

Early Voting: November 27; December 2-10. Hours: 7:00 am until 7:00 pm
(Note: Sunday, December 8, hours are 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)

Runoff Election Candidates

City of Houston

Mayor

  • Sylvester Turner
  • Tony Buzbee

City Council At-Large

Position 1

  • Mike Knox
  • Raj Salhotra

Position 2

  • David W. Robinson
  • Willie R. Davis

Position 3

  • Michael Kubosh
  • Janaeya Carmouche

Position 4

  • Anthony Delcefino
  • Letitia Plummer

Position 5

  • Eric Dick
  • Sallie Alcorn

City Council District

District A

  • Amy Peck
  • George Harry Zoes

District B

  • Cynthia Bailey
  • Tarsha Jackson

District C

  • Abbie Kamin
  • Shelley Kennedy

District D

  • Carolyn Evans-Shabazz
  • Brad “Scarface” Jordan

District F

  • Tiffany D. Thomas
  • Van Huynh

District H

  • Karla Cisneros
  • Isabel Longoria

District J

  • Sandra Rodriguez
  • Edward Pollard

Houston Community College Board of Trustees

Position 1

  • Dave Wilson
  • Monica Flores Richart

Position 2

  • Kathy Lynch-Gunter
  • Rhonda Skillern-Jones

Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees

Position 2

  • Kathy Blueford-Daniels
  • John Curtis Gibbs

Position 4

  • Patricia K. Allen
  • Matt Barnes

Special Election

Texas House of Representatives – District 148

  • Anna Eastman
  • Luis LaRotta

How to Access the Houston Voters Guide

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Things Voters Should Know

Please note that our Voters Guide contains information about Statewide Propositions 1-10, METRO Bond Proposal and Candidates for City of Houston, Houston Community College Board of Trustees, Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees and Texas House District 148.

NEW FOR ELECTION DAY: CAST YOUR BALLOT AT ANY HARRIS COUNTY POLLING LOCATION
If you plan to cast your ballot in person on Election Day, you can vote at your local polling place in the precinct where you are registered or at ANY Harris County polling location. There are more than 750 polling places located throughout Harris County. Choose the Election Day polling location most convenient for you!

For more information phone 713-755-6965 or visit www.harrisvotes.com/voteyourway.

PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO VOTE IN PERSON IN ALL TEXAS ELECTIONS
Those voting in person, whether voting early or on Election Day, will be required to present a photo identification or an alternative identification allowed by law.

ELECTIONS FOR CITY OF HOUSTON OFFICIALS AND HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES ARE NON- PARTISAN
Candidates do not run as representatives of any political party. In each of these races a candidate must receive 50% plus one vote to be certified as the winner. If no candidate reaches this threshold the top two candidates will face each other in a runoff election. Runoff elections are scheduled for December 14th.

EARLY VOTING
Early voting will begin on Monday, October 21 and end on Friday, November 1. Any registered Harris County voter may cast an early ballot at any early voting location in Harris County.

VOTING BY MAIL
Voters may cast mail ballots if they are at least 65 years old, if they will be out of Harris County during the Early Voting period and on Election Day, if they are sick or disabled or if they are incarcerated but eligible to vote. Mail ballots may be requested by visiting harrisvotes.com or by phoning 713-755-6965. A signed paper copy of your ballot by mail request must be received no later than Friday, October 25. Requests received by fax or email will not be honored.

Should you encounter any problems at the poll, you may always ask to cast a Provisional Ballot. You may also contact the County Clerk’s office at 713-755-6965, the Texas Secretary of State Election Division at 1-800-252-8683, or the United States Department of Justice at 1-800-253-3931 if you believe that your right to vote is being unlawfully denied or impeded.



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