VOTE: Bay Area contested races

Contested races are on the ballot in Clear Lake for Houston mayor and City Council positions. Here is who you can vote on this election cycle.

* = incumbent

Houston mayor
Kendall Baker
Dwight A. Boykins
Derrick Broze
Tony Buzbee
Naoufal Houjami
Bill King
Sue Lovell
Victoria Romera
Demetria Smith
Johnny “J.T.” Taylor
Sylvester Turner*
Roy J. Vasquez

Houston city controller
Chris B. Brown*
Orlando Sanchez

Houston City Council, District E
Sam Cleveland
Dave Martin*

Houston City Council, At-Large Position 1
Larry Blackmon
Mike Knox*
Yolanda Navarro Flores
Georgia Provost
Raj Salhotra

Houston City Council, At-Large Position 2
Willie R. Davis
Emily Muñoz Detoto
M. “Griff” Griffin
Jim Honey
David W. Robinson*

Houston City Council, At-Large Position 3
Janaeya Carmouche
Jose Carlos Gonzalez
Michael Kubosh*
Marcel McClinton

Houston City Council, At-Large Position 4
Bill Baldwin
Christel Bastida
Anthony Dolcefino
Javier Gonzalez
Tiko Hausman
Nick Hellyar
James “Joe” Joseph
Jennifer Laney
Ericka McCrutcheon
Letitia Plummer
Jason Rowe

Houston City Council, At-Large Position 5
Sallie Alcorn
J. Brad Batteau
Michelle Bonton
Eric Dick
Catherine Garcia Flowers
Ralph “Rafa” Garcia
Marvin McNeese Jr.
Sonia Rivera
Ashton P. Woods
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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