City of Montgomery postpones May elections until Nov. 3

The city of Montgomery will move its May elections to November. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Montgomery will move its May elections to November. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Montgomery will move its May elections to November. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

During a special meeting March 23, the city council of Montgomery agreed to postpone the May 2 elections until Nov. 3.

There are currently three regular elections planned, one for mayor and two for city council positions. A special election to file the seat emptied by council member John Bickford's resignation is also planned for Nov. 3.


Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation March 18 allowing local governments to move their May elections to November due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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