Read election Q&A's with Conroe, Montgomery-area candidates

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

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

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

U.S. House

Q&A: Meet the candidates for US House District 8

Candidates running for U.S. House District 8 answered questions prior the the Nov. 3 election.

Texas Senate


Q&A: Texas Senate District 4 candidates share their legislative objectives


Incumbent Republican Brandon Creighton, Democrat Jay Stittleburg and Libertarian Cameron Brock are in the race for the Texas Senate seat that covers portions of the Greater Houston area.

Texas House

Election Q&A: Texas House District 15

Texas House District 15 candidates Lorena McGill and Steve Toth answer questions prior to the Nov. 3 election.

Montgomery County

Candidates for Montgomery County Precinct 1 commissioner discuss county spending, top issues ahead of November election


Mike Midler and Robert Walker will face each other Nov. 3.

Candidate Q&A: Montgomery County 457th Civil Court

Candidates Marc Meyer and Vince Santini discuss issues with the newly created 457th District Court in Montgomery County.

Conroe

Election Q&A's: 3 candidates to face off for Conroe City Council Place 1

The position is currently being held by Duane Ham, who is running for re-election. Brandon Polk and Todd Yancey are also running.

Election Q&A's: Conroe City Council Position 2 candidates

Two candidates are running for Conroe City Council Position 2.

Q&A: Conroe City Council Place 5 candidates discuss experience, goals

Six candidates are vying for the Conroe City Council Place 5 seat.

Montgomery

Q&A: City of Montgomery mayor


Incumbent Sara Countryman will go up against Bill Clevenger in the race for mayor in the city of Montgomery this November.

Q&A: Montgomery City Council Position 4 candidates discuss the city's biggest challenges, economic development

Julie Davis and Nick Haddad are in the race for Montgomery City Council Position 4.

Conroe ISD

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Conroe ISD board of trustees Position 6


Stacey Chase and Ashley Fehrle are the candidates running for the school board seat.

Q&A: Meet the candidates for Conroe ISD board of trustees Position 7

Miesha Weaver and incumbent Scott Moore are running for the school board seat.

Montgomery ISD

Election Q&A: Montgomery ISD Position 1


Montgomery ISD candidates Jim Dossey and Mike Hopkins answer questions prior to the November election.

Q&A: Meet the candidates for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 2

Shawn Denison and Adam Simmons are running for the school board seat.

Q&A: Meet the candidates for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 3

Laurie Turner and Ron Herridge are running for the Montgomery ISD board seat.

Willis ISD

Q&A: 4 candidates running for Willis ISD board of trustees Position 2

Learn more about the four candidates running for Willis ISD board of trustees Position 2.

Q&A: 2 candidates to face each other for Willis ISD board of trustees Position 7

Learn more about the two candidates running for Willis ISD board of trustees Position 7.

Andrew Christman, Adriana Rezal, Ben Thompson and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.

Trendmaker Homes has cleared abut 95 acres of trees just south of Pine Valley Drive. (Courtesy Steve Stewart)
New Trendmaker Homes community coming south of Pine Valley Drive, Conroe in fall 2021

Trendmaker Homes has cleared abut 95 acres of trees just south of Pine Valley Drive.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Where to get tested for COVID-19 in Montgomery County

Molecular testing used to identify active COVID-19 cases and antibody testing to identify previous infections are both available in the county.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
See Montgomery County's COVID-19 trends Nov. 17-23

Active cases increased from 1,828 to 2,513; recoveries grew from 10,012 to 10,655; and the death toll rose from 165 to 169.

Vince Santini was appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott on July 23. The court was created to address Montgomery County's growing backlog of civil cases. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Q&A: Montgomery County 457th District Court judge discusses new role, case backlog

When Vince Santini and his staff moved into the new building, they had to work off cardboard boxes and folding tables until furniture was purchased.

sand mining San Jacinto River APO Kingwood
Process begins to form best practices for sand mining companies in San Jacinto River Basin

“What we're advocating for is that standards be developed that provide a broader regional benefit while maintaining consistency and predictability," said Jill Boullin, executive director of the Bayou Land Conservancy.

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)
Shake Shack opens in The Woodlands Mall and more Houston-area updates

Read the latest business and community news from the Greater Houston area.

Each month, Community Impact Newspaper features a neighborhood in the Conroe and Montgomery area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
See year-over-year real estate data in Conroe, Montgomery, plus this month's featured neighborhood, Arbor Place

The median price of homes sold in October 2019 compared to October 2020 increased in all but one ZIP code.

The Skeeters will be the first-ever independent baseball league team to become an MLB team's Triple-A affiliate. (Courtesy Sugar Land Skeeters)
Sugar Land Skeeters selected as Triple-A affiliate for Houston Astros

In joining the Houston Astros organization, the Sugar Land Skeeters will be the first-ever independent baseball league team to become an MLB team's Triple-A affiliate.

Schools now have the power to temporarily suspend on-campus instruction if “a significant number of the instructional staff at the campus is impacted due to a confirmed COVID-19 outbreak." (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Education Agency authorizes schools to close doors for 14 days due to coronavirus-related staffing concerns

Campuses can now instate a hybrid or fully remote instruction model for up to 14 days if adequate instructional staffing is not possible due to high numbers of COVID-19 cases among employees.