Candidates file to run for Montgomery mayor, council seats

The city of Montgomery will host elections for various city positions May 2. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Montgomery will host elections for various city positions May 2. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Montgomery will host elections for various city positions May 2. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The deadline to file for a place on the May 2 election ballot was Feb. 14. There are five candidates running for three Montgomery City Council positions: mayor, Place 2 council member and Place 4 council member.



The mayor and council members serve two-year terms, and the people elected to these positions will hold their offices until May 2022.



Montgomery mayor: currently held by Sara Countryman




  • Sara Countryman

  • Bill Clevenger



Place 2 council member: currently held by John Champagne Jr.




  • Kevin Lacy



Place 4 council member: currently held by Rebecca Huss




  • Julie Davis

  • Nick Haddad



The city of Montgomery will also hold a special election May 2 for the position of Place 1 council member. The deadline to file for a place on the ballot is March 3.



Place 1 council member: currently vacant following the resignation of John Bickford




  • Mike Ferraz

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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