UPDATED: Newcomer Nate Robb wins Montgomery ISD Position 7 seat

Two candidates—incumbent Gary Hammons and Nate Robb—are running in the election May 7 for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 7. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Two candidates—incumbent Gary Hammons and Nate Robb—are running in the election May 7 for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 7. (Courtesy Unsplash)

Two candidates—incumbent Gary Hammons and Nate Robb—are running in the election May 7 for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 7. (Courtesy Unsplash)

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Updated 10:45 p.m.

Unofficial election results from Montgomery County show Nate Robb winning the race for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 7 over incumbent Gary Hammons.

Robb received 56.21% of the vote, or 2,264 votes with all 52 precincts reporting in Montgomery County.

“I’m excited and I’m ready to get engaged and get in there and do what I can do to help make a difference," Robb said in a phone interview. “I want to have forums where the board meets with the community outside of the board meetings and there’s a forum where the community can come in and talk with the board and get questions and answers. ... I want to work on teacher salaries and contracts. I want to get our teachers up and paid within the standards of the surrounding districts.”

All results are unofficial until canvassed.


Posted 7:42 p.m.

Two candidates—incumbent Gary Hammons and Nate Robb—are running in the election May 7 for Montgomery ISD board of trustees Position 7. Early voting results from Montgomery County show 55.26% of voters casting a ballot for Robb and Hammons receiving 44.74% of early votes.

Hammons is finishing his first term on the board of trustees, he said, and Robb said he has served three years as Montgomery FFA Booster Club president. Both candidates emphasized wanting to improve employee compensation and preparing for growth as a priority, if elected.

A total of 2,890 early and absentee votes were cast for the race, according to the Montgomery County elections office. Robb leads with 304 votes with early voting totals counted.

MISD Position 6 was also on the ballot with incumbent Matt Fuller running uncontested.

Read more about the candidates here.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide for updated results throughout the night on May 7.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.