Read election Q&A's with Sugar Land, Missouri City-area candidates

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Sugar Land and Missouri City coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Election Q&A: U.S. House District 22 candidates Sri Preston Kulkarni, Troy Nehls, Joseph LeBlanc


Meet the candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District 22.

Missouri City


Q&A: Hear from Robin J. Elackatt, Yolanda Ford, Fred Taylor—candidates for Missouri City mayor


Candidates for Missouri City mayor discuss challenges facing the city, economic development and more.

Q&A: Hear from Vashaundra Edwards, Reginald Pearson—candidates for Missouri City City Council, At-Large Position 1

Learn more about incumbent Vashaundra Edwards and challenger Reginald Pearson, the two candidates for Missouri City City Council, At-Large Position 1.

Q&A: Hear from Lynn Clouser, James Mable, Chris Preston—candidates for Missouri City Council At-Large Position 2

Read Q&A's with Missouri City City Council At-Large Position 2 candidates on local issues, including why they are running for the seat, economic development and the future of the city.

Sugar Land

Election Q&A: Sugar Land City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates Taylor Landin and William Ferguson

Read Q&A's with Sugar Land City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates on the issues.

Fort Bend ISD

Q&A: Meet Jason Burdine, Angie Hanan—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees Position 1

Read Q&A's with the candidates on issues, including returning to school during the coronavirus pandemic, the best use of district facilities and a future bond election.

Q&A: Meet Kristin Tassin, Shirley Rose-Gilliam—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees Position 4

Hear from Position 4 candidates Kristin Tassin and Shirley Rose-Gilliam on reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic and other Fort Bend ISD issues.

Q&A: Meet Allison Drew, Reggie Abraham, Denetta Williams—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees, Position 5

Position 5 Fort Bend ISD board of trustee candidates responded to a questionnaire ahead of the November election. Read their answers here.

Claire Shoop and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.


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In the Sugar Land and Missouri City area, a number of seats will be on the ballot, including ones on Sugar Land City Council and the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees. (Community Impact staff)
Filing period open for Sugar Land City Council, Fort Bend ISD board of trustees elections

See which races are on the May 1 ballot and who has filed to run so far.

Fort Bend ISD is beginning the process of finding a new superintendent after Charles Dupre announced his intent to resign by December 2021. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fort Bend ISD board to begin hunt for new superintendent by hiring search firm

The board is expected meet Feb. 8 to deliberate and Feb. 17 to interview search firms.

The barbecue eatery is the second Killen's Restaurant Group venture to launch in The Woodlands area. (Courtesy Killen's Barbecue)
Killen's Barbecue opens in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Hoover Oaks Memory Care and Assisted Living will be located at 1722 Eldridge Road in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Hoover Oaks Memory Care and Assisted Living)
New memory care and assisted-living facility coming to Sugar Land in spring 2021

Hoover Oaks Memory Care and Assisted Living will provide 24-hour assistance to 16 residents.

Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

COVID-19 vaccines
DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.

Bob Popinski, policy director of Raise Your Hand Texas, shared the organization's top education priorities for the ongoing legislative session. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown is scheduled to return in person in October. (Courtesy Katya Horner/Bayou City Art Festival)
Bayou City Art Festival scheduled for in-person return in October

The Memorial Park version of the festival will be celebrated through alternative virtual and smaller in-person events.

2943 Oak Pointe Blvd., Missouri City sold for $250,001-$285,000 on Aug. 7. The 3,162-square-foot house has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
See the latest Sugar Land, Missouri City home sales data, plus a look at the Oak Pointe neighborhood

Year over year, the number of homes sold and the median price of homes sold increased throughout much of Sugar Land and Missouri City in November 2020. However, ZIP code 77478 saw a year-over-year decline of nearly 20% in the median price of homes sold.

Bocca Italian Kitchen serves seasonal, Italian-inspired dishes, such as polenta and various pastas. (Courtesy Marco Torres)
Italian eateries open in Generation Park; Houston bike lane fines enforced and more local news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

The Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking in Texas promotes public services announcements to help raise awareness about human trafficking and how to get help. (Courtesy The Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking in Texas)
New sheriff: Human trafficking is ‘another pandemic’ facing Fort Bend County

Combating human trafficking is a top priority for newly elected Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan.

Here are the latest coronavirus case count updates in Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)
Fort Bend County totals 2,886 new coronavirus cases Jan. 8-14; active cases increase by 1,000

Here are the latest coronavirus case count and hospitalization updates in Fort Bend County.