Read election Q&A's with Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth-area candidates

See who is on the ballot in our Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth coverage area. (Community Impact staff)
See who is on the ballot in our Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth coverage area. (Community Impact staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth coverage area. (Community Impact staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth coverage area. Early voting runs Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

Keller

Election Q&A: Keller Mayor

Tag Green, Mark Mathews and Armin Mizani are running to succeed Pat McGrail as mayor of Keller.

Election Q&A: Keller City Council Place 5



Challenger Stephen G. Humenesky is running to unseat incumbent Chris Whatley for Place 5 on Keller City Council.

Election Q&A: Keller City Council Place 6

David A. Tashman, Mujeeb Kazi and Ross McMullin are running for Place 6 on Keller City Council.

Northwest ISD

Election Q&A: Northwest ISD board of trustees Places 5, 6

Challenger Jennifer Murphy is running to unseat incumbent Ron Hastings for Place 5 on the NISD board of trustees, and challenger Jennifer Zazula is running to unseat incumbent Lillian Rauch for Place 6.

Roanoke

Election Q&A: Roanoke City Council Ward 1

John Dolly and Holly Gray-Moore are running to represent Ward 1 on Roanoke City Council.

Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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