Nassau Bay joins Clear Lake Shores in postponing May elections to November; Clear Creek ISD decision incoming

In a special meeting March 21, Nassau Bay City Council voted to postpone its May elections to November. (Community Impact Staff)
In a special meeting March 21, Nassau Bay City Council voted to postpone its May elections to November. (Community Impact Staff)

In a special meeting March 21, Nassau Bay City Council voted to postpone its May elections to November. (Community Impact Staff)

In a special meeting March 21, Nassau Bay City Council voted to postpone its May elections to November.

Clear Lake Shores voted March 20 to postpone its elections in response to the coronavirus outbreak.


The Clear Creek ISD board of trustees will discuss delaying the district's election during its regular March 23 meeting in the evening.

Three council seats are up for election in Clear Lake Shores: the seats of Angie Terrell, Amanda Fenwick and Mark Thompson. No incumbents are running for re-election, but six other residents are vying for the seats.

In Nassau Bay, three people are running unopposed for council seats, but four residents are running for mayor. In CCISD, five are running: three, including the incumbent, for Win Weber's seat, and two, including the incumbent, for Arturo Sanchez's chair.
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By Jake Magee

Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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