VOTER GUIDE: Candidates, polling places, dates to know for Magnolia's May 4 elections

Several Magnolia elections were included on the May 4 ballot. Contested races include those for Magnolia City Council and the Magnolia ISD board of trustees.

Several Magnolia elections were included on the May 4 ballot. Contested races include those for Magnolia City Council and the Magnolia ISD board of trustees.

As election day approaches May 4, here is everything to know to cast a ballot, including early voting information, candidate Q&As, and polling locations for the contested Magnolia City Council and Magnolia ISD board of trustees races. Early voting begins April 22.


On the ballot


Magnolia City Council


Contested races are on the ballot for Magnolia City Council positions 2 and 3. Daniel Miller is unopposed for City Council Position 1.

Position 1
Daniel Miller

Position 2
John Bramlett (incumbent)
Matthew "Doc" Dantzer
Read our Q&A with the candidates for Magnolia City Council Position 2.

Position 3
Richard Carby (incumbent)
Jon Andy O'Der
Read our Q&A with the candidates for Magnolia City Council Position 3.

Tune into the April 10 candidate forum here to hear directly from the candidates.

Magnolia ISD board of trustees


Positions 1, 2 and 3 are contested May 4 for the Magnolia ISD board of trustees.

Position 1
Kelly McDonald (incumbent)
Angie Smith
Read our Q&A with the candidates for Magnolia ISD board of trustees Position 1.

Position 2
Sonja Ebel (incumbent)
Adrian Kaiser
Read our Q&A with the candidates for Magnolia ISD board of trustees Position 2.

Position 3
Gary Blizzard (incumbent)
Sean Ricker
Read our Q&A with the candidates for Magnolia ISD board of trustees Position 3.

Listen to the April 17 candidate forum at Magnolia Intermediate School to hear directly from the candidates.





Early voting


Early voting begins April 22. Montgomery County residents can cast a ballot at any early voting location in the county from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 22, to April 27. Additional early voting hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. April 29 to April 30.

In Magnolia, the early voting location is the Magnolia Community Building, located at 422 Melton St., Magnolia. Find more early voting locations here.





Election day


Election day is May 4. To cast a ballot on election day, Magnolia residents can visit their precinct-specific polling location.

Area locations include:

Precincts 3, 6
The Woodlands High School 9th Grade Campus Gym A
10010 Branch Crossing Drive, The Woodlands

Precincts 4, 32, 61, 79
Glen Loch Elementary School
27505 Glen Loch Drive, The Woodlands

Precincts 5, 9, 19, 38, 39, 63, 72
Montgomery City Hall
101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery

Precincts 13, 18, 29
Magnolia Community Building
422 Melton St., Magnolia

Precincts 15, 27, 34
Cornerstone Church fellowship hall
100 Mosswood Drive, Conroe

Precincts 28, 65
J.L. Lyon Elementary School gym
27035 Nichols Sawmill Road, Magnolia

Precinct 30
Magnolia High School library
14350 FM 1488, Magnolia

Precincts 66, 74
Smith Elementary School gym
28747 Hardin Store Road, Magnolia

Precincts 69, 71, 81
Barbara Bush Elementary School front office
7420 Crownridge Drive, The Woodlands

Precincts 76, 89
Bear Branch Elementary School conference room
8909 FM 1488, Magnolia

Precinct 90
Woodforest Homefinder Lodge community room
101 Elk Trace Parkway, Montgomery

Precinct 91
Magnolia West High School library
42202 FM 1774, Magnolia


By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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