Read election Q&A's with Pearland, Friendswood-area candidates

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

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Pearland and Friendswood coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Meet the candidates running for US House of Representatives District 14


Adrienne Bell is running against incumbent Randy Weber this November for the District 14 seat.

Election Q&A: U.S. House District 22 candidates Sri Preston Kulkarni, Troy Nehls, Joseph LeBlanc


Meet the candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District 22.

Texas Senate

Election Q&A: Texas Senate District 29


Meet the candidates for Texas Senate District 29.

Galveston County

November 2020 election: Galveston County sheriff candidate Q&A


Incumbent Henry Trochesset is running against challenger Mark Salinas for Galveston County sheriff.

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.

Pearland

Election Q&A: Pearland mayor


Get to know Quentin Wiltz and Kevin Cole, candidates for the Pearland mayoral position.

Election Q&A: Pearland City Council Position 3

Get to know the candidates running for Pearland City Council Position 3.

Election Q&A: Pearland City Council Position 7 candidates

Get to know the candidates running for Pearland City Council Position 7.

Alvin ISD

November 2020 elections: Meet the candidates running for Alvin ISD's board of trustees


Two candidates are vying for the Position 7 seat this November.

Friendswood ISD

November 2020 election: Friendswood ISD board of trustees candidate Q&A


Learn more about the candidates running for Friendswood ISD's Position 2 board seat.

Pearland ISD

Election Q&As: Pearland ISD board of trustees Position 1


Get to know the candidates running for Pearland ISD board of trustees Position 1.

Election Q&As: Pearland ISD board of trustees Position 2

Hannah Zedaker, Emma Whalen, Colleen Ferguson, Jake Magee, Matt Dulin and Haley Morrison contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

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.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.

Here are three eye care businesses that have opened in Pearland and Friendswood. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
ROUNDUP: News on three eye care businesses in Pearland, Friendswood

Here are three eye care businesses that have opened in Pearland and Friendswood.

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)
Shake Shack opens in The Woodlands Mall and more Houston-area updates

Read the latest business and community news from the Greater Houston area.

In August, the Ivy District put up the pavilion and trellis, as well as playground equipment. (Courtesy Pearland Economic Development Corp.)
Work continues on the Ivy District

The Ivy District is making progress on the public park and trail system located inside the mixed-use district, according to an update from the Pearland Economic Development Corp.

While Harris County has a large oil and gas presence, it is trying to grow its solar energy presence as well. (Courtesy Adobe stock)
Harris County Precinct 2 works toward growth of solar energy presence

This includes the presence of jobs, education and infrastructure in the solar energy industry.

PEDC helped build these gateways on major Pearland corridors as part of its 20/20 strategic plan. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pearland Economic Development Corp celebrates 25 years in Pearland

According to a press release, the Pearland Economic Development Corp. has aided in creating 5,400 jobs.

An aerial shot of Wagyu, one of Cypress Creek's solar farms in Brazoria County. (Courtesy Cypress Creek)
Solar energy company expands operations to Brazoria County

Read more about one of the solar energy companies expanding their business to Brazoria County.

The Skeeters will be the first-ever independent baseball league team to become an MLB team's Triple-A affiliate. (Courtesy Sugar Land Skeeters)
Sugar Land Skeeters selected as Triple-A affiliate for Houston Astros

In joining the Houston Astros organization, the Sugar Land Skeeters will be the first-ever independent baseball league team to become an MLB team's Triple-A affiliate.

Schools now have the power to temporarily suspend on-campus instruction if “a significant number of the instructional staff at the campus is impacted due to a confirmed COVID-19 outbreak." (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Education Agency authorizes schools to close doors for 14 days due to coronavirus-related staffing concerns

Campuses can now instate a hybrid or fully remote instruction model for up to 14 days if adequate instructional staffing is not possible due to high numbers of COVID-19 cases among employees.