2 contested Sugar Land City Council races on May 1 ballot

Here is who is running for Sugar Land City Council this year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here is who is running for Sugar Land City Council this year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here is who is running for Sugar Land City Council this year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Sugar Land voters will elect City Council members for the four single-member district seats during the upcoming May 1 election.

Out of the four district seats, two of the elections are contested.

Suzanne Whatley and Donna Molho will run for the District 1 seat. Incumbent Council Member Steve Porter, who was first elected to City Council in 2013, is ineligible to run again this year due to term limits.

Incumbent Council Members Naushad Kermally and Stewart Jacobson did not draw challengers for the District 2 and 3 seats, respectively.


However, incumbent Council Member Carol McCutcheon will run against challenger Sakki Joseph for the chance to retain her District 4 seat.


Residents can view which district they live in using the city map here and read biographies of each candidate posted on the city's website here.

Early voting for the May 1 election will take place 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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