Runoff election for two Pearland City Council positions to be held Dec. 15

A runoff election for two Pearland City Council positions occurs Dec. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
A runoff election for two Pearland City Council positions occurs Dec. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A runoff election for two Pearland City Council positions occurs Dec. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The runoff election for Pearland City Council Positions 3 and 7 will be held Dec. 15. Lewis Barnes and Alex Kamkar are the candidates for in the runoff for Position 3; Mashunda Ivery and Woody Owens are the candidates for Position 7.

The city of Pearland holds runoff elections in the case that no candidate secures at least 50% of the vote during an election. In the Nov. 3 election, Barnes secured 34% of the vote, and Kamkar secured 29% of the vote in the race for City Council Position 3. In the race for Position 7, Ivery secured 32% of the vote, and Owens secured 36.68% of the vote on Nov. 3. Owens is the incumbent for council Position 7.


Early voting was held Nov. 30-Dec. 5 and Dec. 7-11. On Dec. 11 and on election day, citizens can vote at Tom Reid Library, Westside Event Center or Pearland Westside Library from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.