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.


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