Jersey Village City Council members up for election this May draw no challengers

Council Member James Singleton (left) and Drew Wasson (right) are among the three incumbents who will run unopposed to retain their seats in May 2020 elections. Mayor Andrew Mitcham (center) is not up for election until 2021. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Council Member James Singleton (left) and Drew Wasson (right) are among the three incumbents who will run unopposed to retain their seats in May 2020 elections. Mayor Andrew Mitcham (center) is not up for election until 2021. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)

Council Member James Singleton (left) and Drew Wasson (right) are among the three incumbents who will run unopposed to retain their seats in May 2020 elections. Mayor Andrew Mitcham (center) is not up for election until 2021. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)

All three incumbents running for re-election on the Jersey Village City Council are slated to run unopposed this May.

Following the deadline for candidates to file for a spots on the ballot Feb. 14, each of the three members currently serving on the council did not draw any challengers.

The incumbents include Drew Wasson, James Singleton and Gary Wubbenhorst, who filed for places 1, 4 and 5 on the council, respectively.

Wasson was appointed to Place 1 on the council in May 2019 after former Place 1 Council Member Andrew Mitcham stepped down to run for mayor. The May election will be the first time Wasson will appear on the ballot.

Singleton was elected to Place 4 in 2018 with a narrow victory over candidate Simon Hughes and is now lined up to begin his second term in May. Wubbenhorst first won election in 2016 and ran unopposed in 2018.


City Council is set to hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 17, where council members will discuss entering into an agreement for services to manage a series of home elevations underway in the city and plans to embark on a master plan drafting process for the Jersey Village Parks & Recreation Department, among other topics. Council meetings take place at Jersey Village City Hall, 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village.

Council members in Jersey Village serve two-year terms. Seats held by Council Members Bobby Warren and Greg Holden will be up for election in 2021, along with the Jersey Village mayor.
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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