4 candidates running for Katy City Council in May election

Katy voters will elect council members for Wards A and B for three-year terms in the upcoming May election. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Katy voters will elect council members for Wards A and B for three-year terms in the upcoming May election. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Katy voters will elect council members for Wards A and B for three-year terms in the upcoming May election. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Four candidates are running to fill two seats on Katy City Council in the upcoming May election.

The filing period for the May 1 election opened Jan. 13 and closed Feb. 12. Katy voters will elect council members for Wards A and B for three-year terms.

Two candidates, Diane Robichaux Walker and Dan Smith, are seeking the Ward A seat, according to the city secretary’s office.

Council Member William "Dusty" Thiele, who was appointed in November to fill a vacancy in Ward A, is not seeking re-election.

Two candidates also are seeking the Ward B seat: incumbent Ward B Council Member Jenifer Jordan Stockdick and Gina Hicks.


Early voting for the election will run from April 19-27, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.
By Morgan Theophil
Morgan joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2021 as the reporter for the Katy edition. She graduated from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism in 2018.


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