Here's what to know about the Conroe runoff election Dec. 15

Kelley Inman and Marsha Porter are vying for City Council Place 5. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Kelley Inman and Marsha Porter are vying for City Council Place 5. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Kelley Inman and Marsha Porter are vying for City Council Place 5. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Conroe's runoff election for City Council Place 5 is Dec. 15, and two candidates—Kelley Inman and Marsha Porter—are vying for the spot.

Inman and Porter garnered the highest number of votes during the Nov. 3 election, with Inman receiving about 29.37% of votes and Porter about 22%. Because neither one received a majority of votes, a runoff conducted by the Montgomery County elections administrator was called.

Where to vote

  • First floor of the Lee G. Alworth Building, 207 W. Phillips St., Conroe


Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Candidate information

In a previous interview with Community Impact Newspaper, Porter said she is a retired teacher, coach and athletic director for 39 years in Conroe ISD. She also served on Conroe City Council from 2008-16.


Porter's goals for the city include maintaining low property taxes, attracting large companies to bring in more jobs and tax revenue, and fighting for lower water rates, she said.

Inman, who is a retired teacher, youth minister, lifelong resident and former business owner, said her goals are to bring in the "conveniences of a large city" while maintaining Conroe's small-town feel. She said she will also equip first responders to ensure a safe and healthy environment for families.

Place 5

Place 5 was vacated when former Council Member Jody Czajkoski initiated his run for mayor. Czajkoski was sworn in as mayor Nov. 17.
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Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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