UPDATED: Missouri City City Council retains three incumbents, welcomes one newcomer

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include Harris County voting totals.

Updated 9:15 a.m., Nov. 7

Unofficial Election Day results indicate all three of Missouri City's district City Council members have kept their seats. District A will welcome newcomer Cheryl Sterling.

In a close race for the District A seat, Cheryl Sterling, who received 786 votes, or 52.30%, defeated incumbent Reginald Pearson, who received 717 votes, or 47.7%.

Jeffrey Boney maintained his District B seat, garnering 1,291 votes, or 66.21%, while challenger JaPaula Kemp received 33.79%, or 659 votes.

In the District C race, incumbent Anthony Maroulis ousted three opponents, garnering the majority with 915 votes, or 55.12%. Challengers S.A.M. Chatriwala, Steve Okoroha and Raj Joseph received 22.71%, 15.90% and 6.27% of votes, respectively.

District D Council Member Floyd Emery kept his seat as well, receiving 2,209 votes, or 77.02%. Opponent Cindy Forney received 22.98%, or 2,868 votes.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted 7:34 p.m., Nov. 5

Unofficial early voting results indicate incumbents Reginald Pearson, Jeffrey Boney, Anthony Maroulis and Floyd Emery are leading the polls in the race for Missouri City City Council positions A, B, C and D, respectively.

In the District A race, Pearson has garnered 245 votes, or 52%, while challenger Cheryl Sterling has received 226 votes, or 47.98%

In District B, Boney has received 627 votes, or 69.2%, while his opponent, JaPaula Kemp, has received 270 votes, or 30.8%

In the race for the District C seat, Maroulis has received 496 votes, or 59.69%, while one of three challengers, S.A.M. Chatriwala received 178 votes, or 21.42%. Challengers Steve Okoroha and Raj Joseph received 110 votes and 47 votes, respectively.

Emery has received 1,234 votes, or 81.61% of votes, in the District D race. Opponent Cindy Forney received 278 votes, or 18.39%.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.