11 candidates file for two positions on May 1 Fort Bend ISD board of trustees ballot

The filing period for the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees election in May ended Feb. 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The filing period for the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees election in May ended Feb. 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The filing period for the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees election in May ended Feb. 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Voters in Fort Bend ISD will cast ballots in two board of trustees races during the May 1 election.

Between the two races, 11 people filed to be on the ballot.

Incumbent trustee Grayle James announced she would not seek re-election to her Position 2 seat in January. Ashish Agrawal, Rehan Ahmed, Judy Dae and Nadeem Naik have filed to fill the Position 2 seat.

Additionally, incumbent trustee Addie Heyliger drew six challengers for her Position 6 seat. Heyliger will face Stephanie Brown, former trustee Allison Drew, Rafat Ulain Jilani, Kristen Davison Malone, Tina Michie and Edtrina Moss.

Fort Bend ISD residents are able to vote for every position on the ballot regardless of where they live in the district.


Early voting for the May 1 election runs from April 19-27, according to the Texas Secretary of State's Office.
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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