UPDATE: Missouri City to begin accepting City Council candidate applications

Updated Aug. 9, 9:46 a.m.:
Added Cheryl Sterling to District A, Sam Chatriwala and Raj Joseph to District C, and Cindy Forney to District D.

Updated July 29, 10:19 a.m.:
District D incumbent Floyd Emery applied to run for re-election.

Updated July 23, 9:07 a.m.:
District B incumbent Jeffrey Boney announced his run for re-election.

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Candidates who want to run for Missouri City City Council positions A, B, C and D can begin filing for a place on the ballot July 20.

The city, in a release, said it would start accepting applications on the next regular business day, July 22, starting at 8 a.m.

The term of office for the council member positions is two years—November 2019-21.

Several people have already kicked off campaigns, either via social media announcements or press release, including:

District A
Reginald Pearson, District A council member
Cheryl Sterling, retired educator

District B
Jeffrey Boney, District B council member
JaPaula Kemp, attorney and Missouri City TIRZ board member

District C
Anthony Maroulis, District C council member
Sam Chatriwala, engineering consultant
Raj Joseph, lecturer

District D
Floyd Emery, District D council member
Cindy Forney, self-employed

Campaign timeline:

  • July 20: first day to file for place on the ballot

  • Aug. 19: last day to file an application for a place on the ballot

  • Aug. 23: last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy

  • Aug. 26: last day for a ballot candidate and write-in candidate to withdraw from the election and have name removed

  • Sept. 21: first day candidate political signs may be posted

  • Nov. 5: Election Day

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