Candidate forums planned this week for Montgomery City Council, ISD races

As the April 22-30 early voting period approaches, multiple candidate forums are scheduled in Montgomery, scheduled to be moderated by Community Impact Newspaper General Manager Julie Cannon and featuring candidates running for Montgomery City Council and the Montgomery ISD board of trustees. Election day is May 4.

Montgomery City Council


The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce is collaborating with the Voter Awareness Council to host a candidate forum for City Council on April 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. All candidates have been invited.

Candidates in contested races are running for Place 3—incumbent T.J. Wilkerson and candidate Nick Haddad—as well as Place 5—incumbent Thomas Cronin and David Brown.

The forum is slated to take place at Montgomery City Hall, 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery. Learn more here.

Montgomery ISD board of trustees


The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce is collaborating with the Voter Awareness Council to host a candidate forum for the MISD board of trustees April 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. All candidates have been invited.

Candidates in contested races are running for Place 6—Matt Fuller, Larry Hereford and Kent Pope—have been invited to the forum, along with Place 7 candidates Gary Hammons and Russell Messecar.

The forum is slated to take place at Lake Creek High School, 20639 FM 2854, Montgomery. Learn more here.

Community members can submit questions for consideration to jcannon@communityimpact.com as well as at the beginning of the forums.
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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