Read election Q&A's with Bay Area candidates

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Bay Area coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Meet the candidates running for US House of Representatives District 14

Adrienne Bell is running against incumbent Randy Weber this November for the District 14 seat.

Galveston County


November 2020 election: Galveston County sheriff candidate Q&A


Incumbent Henry Trochesset is running against challenger Mark Salinas for Galveston County sheriff.

Harris County

Election Q&A: Harris County sheriff


Get to know the two candidates, Ed Gonzalez and Joe Danna, who are running for Harris County sheriff.

Clear Lake Shores

November 2020 election: Clear Lake Shores City Council candidate Q&A


Learn about the candidates running for Clear Lake Shores City Council.

League City

November 2020 election: League City City Council candidate Q&A

Learn more about the candidates running for League City City Council.

Nassau Bay

November 2020 election: Nassau Bay mayor candidate Q&A


Learn about the candidates running for Nassau Bay mayor.

Clear Creek ISD

Election Q&A: Clear Creek ISD board of trustees districts 2, 3


Seats in districts 2 and 3 are both up for re-election this season.

Hannah Zedaker and Jake Magee contributed to this report.

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