Clear Lake Islamic Center to host 2018 election candidate forum


The Clear Lake Islamic Center on Sunday will host a forum for federal, state and local candidates, according to a press release.

The center has invited candidates from both major parties running for office in the Bay Area. Candidates will share their platforms and answer audience questions, the release reads.

The event, which is free to attend and open to the public, will take place Oct. 14 from 2:30-4 p.m. at 17511 El Camino Real, Houston. Confirmed candidates include:

  • Adrienne Bell, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, District 14
  • Dayna Steele, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, District 36
  • Mike Collier, candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor
  • Alex Karjeker, candidate for Texas House of Representatives, District 129
  • Marilyn Burgess, candidate for Harris County District Clerk
  • Scot Dollinger, candidate for Harris County 189th Civil District Court judge
  • Meagan Hassan, candidate for Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals Place 6 justice
  • Sarah Beth Landau, candidate for Texas First District Court of Appeals Place 6 justice
  • Lina Hidalgo, candidate for Harris County judge
  • Representatives of Beto O’Rourke, candidate for U.S. Senate, and Adrian Garcia, candidate for Harris County commissioner, Precinct 2

“The Clear Lake Islamic Center leadership is dedicated to helping our community members be informed and engaged in the civic process,” Ruth Nasrullah, Clear Lake Islamic Center administrator, said in the release. “We are very pleased that candidates for positions at all levels have accepted our invitation to meet Clear Lake-area residents.”

For more information, call 281-480-3325.

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Jake Magee has been a print journalist for a few years, covering topics such as 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 an editor with Community Impact. In his free time, Magee enjoys playing video games, jamming on the drums and bass, longboarding and petting his cat.
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