The Feb. 17 deadline to file for the Fort Bend ISD's May 6 election has passed, and nine candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for places 1, 4 and 5. Candidates are listed below in the order they appear on the Fort Bend ISD elections website. Asterisks mark incumbents.

Place 1
  1. Angela “Angie” Hanan*
  2. Oscar Saenz Jr.
Place 4
  1. Cheryl Buford
  2. Shirley Rose-Gilliam*
Place 5
  1. Rolando DeMeza
  2. Allison Drew
  3. Angel Hicks
  4. Sonya Jones
  5. Denetta Williams*
Early voting dates and locations

Early voting dates and locations may be found here. The primary voting location is the lobby of the Fort Bend ISD Administration Building at 16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land.

Mail-in ballots must be addressed to:

John Oldham

Fort Bend County Elections Administrator

301 Jackson St.

Richmond, TX 77469

For more information on voting policies and procedures, visit