July 14 primary runoff voter guide: Katy-area polling locations, sample ballot

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Voters are encouraged to bring their own personal protective equipment in order to prevent catching or spreading the coronavirus. (Graphic by Matthew T. Mills /Community Impact Newspaper)

Voters are encouraged to bring their own personal protective equipment in order to prevent catching or spreading the coronavirus. (Graphic by Matthew T. Mills /Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is a guide to the July 14 primary runoff election for Katy-area residents in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties. It includes a roundup of polling locations and a sample ballot for each county.

The July 14 runoffs had been previously scheduled for late May but were postponed by Gov. Greg Abbott because of health concerns related to the new coronavirus.

The Texas secretary of state issued recommended health care protocols for voters, election officers and poll workers in late May to promote safety during the voting process. Harris County published its own set of tips for safely voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

The last day to register to vote for the primary election runoff was June 15. Those interested in applying for an absentee ballot must file an application by July 2.

To vote, citizens will need a form of ID, such as a Texas driver license or a Texas election identification certificate issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.


Harris County


Voters in Harris County can cast a ballot at any polling location in the county. For more information about voting, visit www.harrisvotes.com or call 713-755-6965.


Harris County early voting polling locations in the Katy area:

Hours:

  • June 29-July 2: 7 a.m.- 7 p.m.

  • July 5: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • July 10: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.


Locations:


  • Harris County MUD 81 Building, 805 Hidden Canyon Road, Katy

  • Katy Branch Library, 5414 Franz Road, Katy

  • Lone Star College Cypress Center, 19710 Clay Road, Katy




Harris County election day voting polling locations in the Katy area:

Hours: July 14: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Locations:

  • Katy City Hall, 901 Ave. C, Katy

  • Harris County MUD 81 Building, 805 Hidden Canyon Road, Katy

  • Morton Ranch High School, 21000 Franz Road, Katy

  • Lone Star College Cypress Center, 19710 Clay Road, Katy




Harris County sample ballot for the Katy area

U.S. senator Democratic candidates

Mary "MJ" Hegar

Royce West

U.S. House District 10 Democratic candidates

Mike Siegel

Pritesh Gandhi

U.S. House District 22 Republican candidates

Troy Nehls

Kathaleen Wall

Texas House District 138 Democratic candidates

Akilah Bacy

Jenifer Rene Pool

Harris County commissioner Precinct 3 Democratic candidates

Michael Moore

Diana Martinez Alexander

Harris County constable Precinct 5 Democratic candidates

Randy Newman

Mark Alan Harrison

Harris County sheriff Republican candidates

Paul Day

Joe Danna



Fort Bend County


Voters in Fort Bend County can cast a ballot at any polling location in the county. For more information about voting, visit www.fortbendcountytx.gov/government/departments/county-services/elections-voter-registration or call 281-341-8670.

Fort Bend County early voting polling locations in the Katy area:

Hours:

  • June 29-July 2: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • July 5: noon-5 p.m.

  • July 6-10: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


Locations:


  • Cinco Ranch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Drive, Katy

  • Irene Stern Community Center, 6920 Fulshear-Katy Road, Fulshear

  • Tompkins High School, 4400 Falcon Landing Blvd., Katy




Fort Bend County election day polling locations in the Katy area:

Hours: July 14, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Locations:

  • Adams Junior High School, 4141 Cross Creek Bend Lane, Fulsher

  • Beck Junior High School, 5200 S. Fry Road, Katy

  • Beckendorff Junior High School, 8200 S. Fry Road, Katy

  • Cinco Ranch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Drive, Katy

  • Firethorne Community Association, 28800 S. Firethorne Road, Katy

  • Irene Stern Community Center, 6920 Fulshear-Katy Road, Fulshear

  • Seven Lakes High School, 9251 S. Fry Road, Katy

  • Tompkins High School, 4400 Falcon Landing Blvd, Katy




Fort Bend County sample ballot for the Katy area

U.S. senator Democratic candidates

Mary "MJ" Hegar

Royce West

U.S. House District 22 Republican candidates

Troy Nehls

Kathaleen Wall

Fort Bend County sheriff Democratic candidates

Eric Fagan

Geneane Hughes

Fort Bend County attorney Democratic candidates

Sonia Rash

Bridgette Smith-Lawson

Fort Bend County tax assessor-collector Republican candidates

J.J. Clemence

James Pressler



Waller County


Waller County voters can cast a ballot at any polling place in the county during early voting, but on election day they must vote at a specific polling location based on their precinct. For more information about voting, visit www.co.waller.tx.us/page/Front%20Page or call 979-826-7643.

Waller County early voting polling locations:

Hours:

  • June 29-July 2, July 6-8: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • July 9-10: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


Locations:


  • Brookshire Convention Center, 4027 Fifth St., Brookshire

  • Waller County Road and Bridge, 775 Bus 290 E., Hempstead

  • Waller ISD Administration Building 2214, Waller St., Waller

  • Waller County Community Center, 21274 FM 1098, Prairie View




Waller County election day polling locations in Katy:

Hours: July 14, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Locations:

  • Katy VFW, 6206 George Bush Dive, Katy




Waller County sample ballot for the Katy area

U.S. senator Democratic candidates

Mary "MJ" Hegar

Royce West

U.S. House District 10 Democratic candidates

Mike Siegel

Pritesh Gandhi

Waller County sheriff Republican candidates

R. Glenn Smith (incumbent)

Troy Guidry
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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