Katy to move forward with Nov. 3 elections after May elections postponed due to COVID-19

The city of Katy will have elections Nov. 3 after Katy City Council originally voted to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from video conference on Zoom)
The city of Katy will have elections Nov. 3 after Katy City Council originally voted to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from video conference on Zoom)

The city of Katy will have elections Nov. 3 after Katy City Council originally voted to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from video conference on Zoom)

The city of Katy will have elections Nov. 3 after Katy City Council originally voted to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The council unanimously voted to move forward with the general election in November to elect City Council members at its Aug. 10 regular meeting held via virtual conferencing on Zoom at 4 p.m.

The city also applied for up to $850,000 of COVID-19 response reimbursement from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act for small cities. The $150 billion coronavirus relief fund provides help for state, local and tribal governments navigating the impact of the virus.

The ballot will include the following:

*incumbent


At Large

Chris Harris* (unopposed)

Ward B

Durran Dowdle*

Sam Pearson

Steve Pierson

Rory Robertson

Ward A

Janet Corte*

Diane Walker

Dharminder Dargan
By Nola Valente
A native Texan, Nola serves as reporter for the Katy edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She studied print journalism at the University of Houston and French at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in France. Nola was previously a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem, Israel covering Middle East news through an internship with an American news outlet.


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