Read election Q&A's with Lake Houston, Humble, Kingwood-area candidates

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

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Q&A: Meet the candidates for US House District 8

Candidates running for U.S. House District 8 answered questions prior the the Nov. 3 election.

Election Q&A: US House District 2

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

Texas Senate

Q&A: Texas Senate District 4 candidates share their legislative objectives

Incumbent Republican Brandon Creighton, Democrat Jay Stittleburg and Libertarian Cameron Brock are in the race for the Texas Senate seat that covers portions of the Greater Houston area.

Texas House

Q&A: Texas House District 3 candidates discuss biggest challenges, plans for legislation

Incumbent Cecil Bell Jr. will go up against Martin Shupp in the race for District 3 in the Texas House this November.

Election Q&A: Texas House District 15

Texas House District 15 candidates Lorena McGill and Steve Toth answer questions prior to the Nov. 3 election.

Election Q&A: Texas House of Representatives District 127

There are two candidates running for House District 127.

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.

Election Q&A: Harris County constable Precinct 4

Learn more about Jeff McGowen and Mark Herman, who are running for Harris County Precinct 4 constable.

Montgomery County

Q&A: East Montgomery County Improvement District candidates discuss their goals

Learn more about the candidates for East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 seat ahead of the November general election.

Candidate Q&A: Montgomery County 457th Civil Court

Candidates Marc Meyer and Vince Santini discuss issues with the newly created 457th District Court in Montgomery County.

Humble City Council

Election Q&A: Humble City Council Place 4

Candidates Arliss Bentley, Bruce Davidson and Paula Settle shared their priorities for Humble, how they would recover from the pandemic and more.

Kelly Schafler, Hannah Zedaker, Andrew Christman, Ben Thompson, Andy Li and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.


CCEMS provides emergency medical services for approximately 177 square miles of North Harris County. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
Judge rules Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 can no longer withhold payments from Cypress Creek EMS

The ESD No. 11 board voted to terminate its contract with CCEMS on Sept. 3 after a long history of disagreements over the two entities’ 16-year relationship.

To support this initiative, community members are encouraged to visit NAM's Blessing Tree, located at 15555 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, where they can choose a child's name and shop specifically for that child. (Courtesy Northwest Assistance Ministries)
Northwest Assistance Ministries in need of donations to support biggest Season of Blessings campaign in nonprofit's history

Northwest Assistance Ministries is in need of toys, food and monetary donations to provide meals to more than 1,700 families and toys to more than 5,300 children this holiday season. By comparison, the nonprofit provided meals for 994 families and toys for 1,773 children in 2019.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has launched a campaign to address declining college enrollment numbers across the state since the pandemic started. (Courtesy Pexels)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches campaign to boost college enrollment

The decline in college enrollment across the state of Texas has prompted several agencies to partner up and create online resources for students and counselors.

Downtown Houston Streetscape at dusk
Mayor Sylvester Turner considering curfew as 'last resort' to curb bar and club crowding

Houston fire chief Sam Peña, whose department is responsible for monitoring occupancy violations, said fire marshals have responded to over 20,000 complaints since March 18.

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County rise 34% over Thanksgiving week from Nov. 23-30

Active cases increased from 2,513 to 3,365; recoveries grew from 10,655 to 11,019; and the death toll has remained the same at 169.

The Dec. 12 election will determine two local city council seats in Houston and Humble. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Early voting for December runoff begins in Humble area

Find out where to vote in the Humble area and who is on the ballot for the Dec. 12 runoff election.

Wholesome Pies, pictured here, and its sister concept, Wholesome Kitchen & Bar, will relaunch as new concepts in the near future. (Courtesy Wholesome Pies)
Wholesome Pies, Wholesome Kitchen & Bar close; Houston restaurants to relaunch as new concepts

The closures came following McCord Development's early November launch of Gastropub Productions, the developer's new restaurant and hospitality group.

The Montgomery County commissioners discussed reimbursement payments to various entities for coronavirus expenditures. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Montgomery County Commissioners defer CARES Act reimbursements a week

The requested amounts to the counties are for expenses incurred due to the coronavirus.

The East Montgomery County Industrial Park off Gene Campbell Road will welcome the Lowe's Distribution Center in July. (Courtesy East Montgomery County Improvement District)
Lowe's Distribution Center to open in New Caney industrial park in 2021

The 1.5 million-square-foot center is expected to be the largest industrial building in Montgomery County and will employ about 200 people.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19 testing locations remain open in Montgomery County and more local news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.

Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.