Read election Q&A's with Bellaire, Meyerland, West University-area candidates

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

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Bellaire, Meyerland and West University coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Election Q&A: US House District 2


Three candidates are running to be elected to U.S. House District 2.

Election Q&A: U.S. House District 7 candidates Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Wesley Hunt and Shawn Kelly


Incumbent Rep. Lizzie Pannill Fletcher is facing two challengers.

Texas House

Election Q&A: Texas Senate District 13


Learn more about the candidates for Texas Senate District 13.

Election Q&A: Texas House District 134

Get to know the candidates for Texas House District 134.

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.

Q&A: Candidates running for Harris County Precinct 5 constable

Two candidates are running for constable in Harris County Precinct 5 this November.

Q&A: Candidates for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner talk COVID-19 response, criminal justice

Two candidates are running in the race to replace retiring commissioner Steve Radack in Precinct 3.

Shawn Arrajj, Matt Dulin, Emma Whalen and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.


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Harris County Commissioners Court's revised redistricting map as of Aug. 31. (Screenshot courtesy Harris County Commissioners Court)
Harris County Commissioners Court to take public comments on redistricting Oct. 21

The meeting will be held at the Harris County Commissioners Court, located at 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston, at 4 p.m.

The new H-E-B store is located on Ronald Reagan Boulevard in north Leander. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.

Texas Medical Center: Coronavirus patient numbers drop 25% in one week, dip below 800

The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center institutions has continued its decline.

A conceptual rendering shows what a high-speed rail station in Dallas could look like. A final design on the station has not yet been released. (Courtesy Texas Central)
Reversing course, Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case

In the Oct. 15 order granting a rehearing, the Supreme Court set a date of Jan. 11 to hear oral arguments.

The amended version of the planned development unit will now go to the Austin Planning Commission for review. (Rendering courtesy Austin Environmental Commission)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Austin commission OKs development plan near Lady Bird Lake; shopping center coming to Porter and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 15.

Through most of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of apartments were offering some kind of concession as a way to entice renters. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Rising apartment rent continues to be trend in Houston region

​​​​​​​According to data from ApartmentData.com, Houston has seen an average 12.8% rental rate growth in the past year.

The Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program has helped local families avoid eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Pixabay)
Harris County evictions trending up as federal moratorium ends

More than 1,200 eviction cases were filed in Harris County the week of Sept. 20—the highest weekly number since before the pandemic.

The Smoking Joint is now open under the umbrella of Click Click Chew virtual food hall in Cypress. (Courtesy Kirsten Gilliam)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: More restaurant, retail space could be coming to north Frisco development; Locatelli’s owners launch virtual food hall in Cypress, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 14.

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston names new executive

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston has a new leader at its head.

State law now requires each county to establish an adult sexual assault response team. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Harris County to establish state-mandated sexual abuse response team

State law now requires each county to establish an adult sexual assault response team.

Year-over-year single-family home sales remained strong in the Houston real estate market in September. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
HAR: Year over year, Houston single-family homes remain strong, on track for record year

Check out the October report for single-family home sales in September, provided by the Houston Association of Realtors.