UPDATED: Sitton, Parker, Kirchhofer, Lemond Dixon win races for Humble ISD board

Nineteen candidates filed to run for four Humble ISD races, with two incumbents seeking re-election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nineteen candidates filed to run for four Humble ISD races, with two incumbents seeking re-election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nineteen candidates filed to run for four Humble ISD races, with two incumbents seeking re-election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Updated 6:50 a.m. May 2

The Humble ISD board of trustees will soon have some new representation as well as two returning incumbents following results of the May 1 election.

Incumbents Robert Sitton and Martina Lemond Dixon won their bids for re-election for positions 1 and 5, respectively, while board newcomers Chris Parker and Ken Kirchhofer won crowded races for positions 3 and 4, respectively.

All 102 Harris County election day voting centers are reporting as of the morning of May 2, and all results are unofficial until canvassed.

Parker won the race with the most candidates, earning more than 50% of the vote in a field with seven other candidates for Position 3. She earned 4,936 votes, or 52.57%. Of her opponents, Clint D. Horn came in second with 1,483 votes, or 15.76%, and Liz Diaz also topped 10% with 962 votes. The remaining candidates, Jesse Givens, David O. Popoola, Donté Washington, James C. Banks and Wilbert C. Baker garnered 6.99%, 0.46%, 5.69%, 4.3% and 4.01%, respectively.


Kirchhofer will also be a new face on the board, winning the bid for Position 4 with 3,508 votes, or 37.23% of all votes cast. Lonnie Jackson came in second with 24.41% of the total, while Janie Branham, Chase Stevens and Marques A. Holmes received 15.17%, 13.59% and 9.6%, respectively.

Sitton and Lemond Dixon won their bids for re-election. Sitton faced three other candidates and still managed to garner 62.45% of the vote totals, or 5,972 votes. Of his opponents, Rebecca Tribo received the second most, garnering 26.99% of the total. Sitton's other two opponents, William A. Epperson and Edgar Clayton, earned 6.83% and 3.73%, respectively.

Lemond Dixon received 6,845 votes in her race, earning 76.47% of the total, while her lone opponent, Andrea Glazebrook, got 1,206 votes, or 23.53%.

Updated 11 p.m. May 1

With 70 of 102 voting centers reporting in Harris County, candidates Robert A. Sitton, Chris Parker, Ken Kirchhofer and Martina Lemond Dixon maintain their leads in the race for Humble ISD board of trustees positions 1, 3, 4 and 5, respectively. The May 1 election will not result in runoff races, as the person with the most votes will be elected into the position, according to HISD officials.

Sitton remains in lead for Position 1 with 62.82% of the votes, with Rebecca Tribo in second with 26.49%, according to data from the Harris County Elections Administrator's Office. Sitton, the incumbent, is a financial adviser at Edward Jones and has served on the board for 10 years.

Candidates William A. Epperson and Edgar Clayton have 6.97% and 3.71% of votes in the Position 1 race, respectively.

Parker is leading among the other seven candidates in the race for Position 3 with 53% of the votes, or 4,048 votes. Parker is licensed insurance agent with more than 20 years of experience as well as a longtime volunteer, according to a questionnaire she filled out for Community Impact Newspaper.

The results show Clint D. Horn and Liz Diaz have the most votes after Parker in the Position 3 race, as they have 15.24% and 10.51% of the votes, respectively.

In the race for Position 4, Kirchhofer maintains a lead over the other four candidates with 38.33% of the votes, or 2,926 votes. Following is Lonnie Jackson with 24% of votes, Janie Branham with 14.99% of votes, Chase Stevens with 13.41% of votes, and Marques A. Holmes with 9.27% of votes.

Kirchhofer, who is the director of operations at the Atascocita Golf Club, has been active in HISD programs since 2011, according to a questionnaire he filled out for Community Impact Newspaper.

Lemond Dixon keeps a steady lead over Andrea Glazebrook, as Lemond Dixon has 76.27% of the votes, or 5,544 votes, and Glazebrook has 23.73% of the votes, or 1,725 votes. Lemond Dixon, who is the incumbent, is the English department chair at Spring ISD and is currently serving as board vice president.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.

Original article posted 7:39 p.m. May 1

Initial early voting results from the May 1 election are in, and four Humble ISD board of trustees races are on the ballot. Nineteen candidates filed to run for four races, with two incumbents seeking re-election.

In the race for Position 1, incumbent Robert A. Sitton is leading with 63.80% of the votes, or 4,189 votes. He is followed by Rebecca Tribo with 25.72% of the votes, or 1,689 votes; William A. Epperson with 6.73% of the votes, or 442 votes; and Edgar Clayton with 3.75% of votes, or 246 votes.

In the race for Position 3, which did not have an incumbent candidate in the running, Chris Parker is leading with 53.86% of the votes, or 3,476 votes. She is followed by Clint D. Horn with 14.29% of votes, or 922 votes; Liz Diaz with 10.3% of the votes, or 665 votes; Jesse Givens with 6.85% of the votes, or 442 votes; Donté Washington with 5.76% of the votes, or 372 votes; James C. Banks with 4.43% of the votes, or 286 votes; Wilbert C. Baker with 3.95% of the votes, or 255 votes; and David O. Popoola with 0.56% of the votes, or 36 votes.

In the race for Position 4, which also did not have an incumbent candidate in the running, Ken Kirchhofer is leading with 38.38% of the votes, or 2,478 votes, and is followed by Lonni Jackson with 23.7% of the votes, or 1,530 votes. They are followed by Janie Branham with 15.44% of the votes, or 997 votes; Chase Stevens with 13.98% of the votes, or 903 votes; and Marques A. Holmes with 8.5% of the votes, or 549 votes.

In the race for Position 5, incumbent Martina Lemond Dixon is leading with 75.65% of the votes, or 4,636 votes, while candidate Andrea Glazebrook has 24.35% of the votes, or 1,492 votes.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.
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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