This story was updated at 11:26 a.m. on Feb. 18.
Although the March 3 primary election is fast approaching, another election—for local city and school board positions on May 2—is also on the horizon.
One race on the ballot in May in Fort Bend County is the election for Fort Bend ISD trustees positions 1, 4 and 5. These seats are currently held by board President Jason Burdine, Kristin Tassin and Allison Drew, respectively.
Burdine, Tassin and Drew all filed for re-election and will appear on the ballot in May. They each will face at least one challenger. Here is information on who has filed to run for the board positions:
* denotes incumbent
Jason Burdine,* an investment advisor representative and current board of trustees president
Angie Hanan, an educational consultant
Shirley Rose-Gilliam, an educational consultant
Kristin Tassin,* an attorney
Reggie Abraham, a healthcare executive, CEO
Allison Drew,* an enterprise data architect
Denetta R. Williams, a real estate broker
While all residents of the district vote for all positions, Position 4 is the only at-large position. Candidates for Positions 1, 2 and 3 come from the western half of the district, and those for Positions 5, 6 and 7 come from the eastern half.
The FBISD board of trustees has seven members, each of whom is elected to a three-year term. Elections are staggered so there is an election annually. There are no term limits. After the election each year, the board chooses officers internally.
Feb. 14 was the deadline to file to run in this election. For more information on the election, click here.