UPDATED: Pearland City Council approves date for runoff election

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This story was updated at 12:36 p.m., June 7, to include voting day polling locations.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include early voting information. 

The city of Pearland will be holding a runoff election on June 8. The election will determine who holds Pearland City Council Position 1. The date of the runoff election was approved at a Pearland City Council special meeting on May 13.

Derrell Isenberg and Luke Orlando will run for the position. Both were candidates in the May 4 election and got the first and second highest number of votes, respectively.

“I am honored to have received the most votes in the general election. The support has been nothing short of amazing,” Isenberg said in a written statement. “I believe the only question before the voters in this runoff is ‘Who is the most qualified candidate?’ My service and experience clearly illustrate my qualifications and I ask for your vote.”

Orlando believes his education in finance makes him the most qualified candidate, he said in a written statement.

“The additional weeks campaigning will allow us to show voters how my professional experience solving tough financial problems, history working for our elected officials, and education in finance and government make me the best candidate for Pearland City Council,” Orlando said in a written statement. “I hope to have the opportunity to work towards solutions that strengthen our people, prosperity, and public places.”

Early voting will take place during the following dates and times:

8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 28-31
7 a.m.-7 p.m. June 1
7 a.m.-7 p.m. June 3-4

Polls will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day, June 8.

Election day polling locations are as follows, according to the city’s website:

Westside Event Center, 2150 Country Place Parkway, Pearland
Tom Reid Library, 3522 Liberty Drive, Pearland
Pearland Westside Library, 2803 Business Center Drive, Ste. 101, Pearland

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Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. In her tenure as a reporter, she has primarily written about education, health care and transportation.
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