Read election Q&A's with Heights, River Oaks, Montrose-area candidates

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Heights, River Oaks and Montrose coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Election Q&A: U.S. House District 7 candidates Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Wesley Hunt and Shawn Kelly

Incumbent Rep. Lizzie Pannill Fletcher is facing two challengers.

Election Q&A: US House District 2


Three candidates are running to be elected to U.S. House District 2.

Election Q&A: US House District 18 candidates Sheila Jackson Lee, Wendell Champion, Luke Spencer and Vince Duncan

Meet the candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District 18.

Texas Senate

Election Q&A: Texas Senate District 6

Learn about the candidates running for Texas Senate District 6.

Texas House

Election Q&A: Texas House of Representatives District 148


Read here to learn more about the candidates for Texas House District 148.

Harris County

Election Q&A: Harris County sheriff

Get to know the two candidates, Ed Gonzalez and Joe Danna, who are running for Harris County sheriff.

Matt Dulin, Kelly Schafler, Emma Whalen and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.


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After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance May 13 that ended all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people, HISD released a statement saying mask mandates would remain in place for the time being for facilities and campuses. (Community Impact staff)
Houston ISD to leave mask policy in place for now

The district is also soliciting feedback on how to spend $800M in pandemic relief funding.