Candidates to face off in two contested elections on Willis May 4 ballot

There are two contested races for the Willis May 5 election. (Courtesy Folio)
There are two contested races for the Willis May 5 election. (Courtesy Folio)

There are two contested races for the Willis May 5 election. (Courtesy Folio)

The deadline to file for a place on the Willis May 4 election ballot was Feb. 15. Although there are seven candidates running, there are only two contested races: mayor and City Council Position 5.



Mayor




  • Leonard Reed (incumbent)

  • Cloresa Porter



City Council Position 5




  • William Brown (incumbent)

  • Kay Maglitto

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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