East Montgomery County Improvement District postpones May election for board of directors

The East Montgomery County Improvement District has postponed its May election until November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The East Montgomery County Improvement District has postponed its May election until November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The East Montgomery County Improvement District has postponed its May election until November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The East Montgomery County Improvement District board of directors voted to postpone its May 2 election until Nov. 3 amid the coronavirus crisis. The EMCID is an economic and community development organization created by state legislators.

The board of directors voted to postpone the election at a March 27 special meeting, according to a news release from the EMCID. The district was able to postpone the election due to a proclamation Gov. Greg Abbott issued March 18 that allows political subdivisions to postpone the election.


Positions 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be on the Nov. 3 general election ballot; Brenda Webb, Fred Wetz and Katherine Persson are seeking re-election for Positions 1, 2 and 4, respectively. They are uncontested. Position 3 was formerly held by Dale Martin, who died last August. Martin was first elected to Position 3 in 2012 and he was re-elected in 2016, according to EMCID officials.

Candidates Ronald Willingham, David Miller, Hank Vat and John Darst are running for the Position 3 seat.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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